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Sewage spill closes Bainbridge Island beaches

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BAINBRIDGE ISLAND Officials have closed the beaches at Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island to swimming and shellfish harvesting following a sewage spill.
KIRO-TV reported 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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