Shellfishing has been closed in Nasketucket Bay due to a fuel spill. The area affected is all of Nasketucket Bay from Brandt Beach Avenue Westward. The cause of the spill is from a boat, which sank on Sunday night. The two people on board the vessel were rescued by the Coast Guard and air lifted to the Cape Air Station, both were uninjured and refused medical treatment.
The shellfish ban was lifted on Thursday morning (April 26).