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August 10, 2014 at 4:45 PM

Sewage spill closes Bainbridge Island beaches

Officials have closed the beaches at Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island to swimming and shellfish harvesting after a sewage spill.

KIRO-TV reports that the spill began about 10:30 a.m. Sunday when there was a break in a sewer main on the Eagle Harbor shoreline near the state ferry terminal.

The spill was stopped by 1:30 p.m. The amount of sewage spilled is unknown.

Shellfish harvesting has been closed and swimming beaches are closed until further notice.

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