HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Joint Task Force-Red Hill began unpacking F-24 fuel at Red Hill Tuesday.

Officials said the reported 93,000 gallons of fuel that was removed Tuesday will be stored at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

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The JTF plans to commence unpacking of JP-5 fuel on Wednesday.

This first phase, called unpacking, is needed before defueling Red Hill. Officials expect the unpacking process to take about a week.

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The U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Joint Force will use the fuel after it is transferred and stored at JBPHH.