State officials warn people away from creek over spill
Jul. 29, 2017
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Fishermen and swimmers are being told to stay out of a creek that runs through part of Roanoke because of an unidentified chemical spill.
The Roanoke Times reports that state officials issued a warning Saturday to stay out of Tinker Creek.
State and local official officials are trying to find the source of the spill.
Tinker Creeks originates in western Botetourt County and winds through northeast Roanoke before flowing into the Roanoke River.