More than 8,000 gallons of hazardous material spills in a Bucks County creek near the Delaware River

More than 8,000 gallons of a hazardous solution have spilled into Otter Creek near the Delaware River in Bristol Borough, Bucks County, officials said late Saturday, and the total potentially could reach 12,000 gallons.

The Coast Guard said the spill of what it described as a water-soluble “latex finishing material” was reported about 11:40 p.m. Friday.

Cleanup operations are underway, and the Coast Guard was urging people to stay away from the area.

It said it had received no reports of harm to wildlife