HILLSBORO The City of Hillsboro warned parents and pet owners to keep children and animals off the trail and out of the wetlands of Rock Creek after a sewer spill.

The spill happened Tuesday morning at the Rock Creek Landing Apartments on Northwest Overlook Drive, officials said.

Crews cleaned up the spill and blocked off the area between Evergreen Parkway and Cornell Road. The overflow was caused by a tree root that punctured the sewer line.

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