Accident w/ Fire Update (Arlington)

Full update on the accident w/ fire and evacuations in Arlington on I20: Evacuations have been ordered for residents just north and south of I20 east of Bowman Springs due to the propane tanker accident with fire involvement. AFD is advising evacuations completed off Cadillac Blvd north of I20. It is not know how many evacuations are south of I20. This accident was dispatched around 6:30am. Arlington FD currently has a full alarm plus Hazardous Materials unit on scene. According to AFD, crews are working to keep the container cool which will allow the substance to burn itself out.

Traffic: At 10:15am, all lanes of eastbound and westbound I20 are closed near Bowman Springs due to this accident. The accident is in the westbound lanes. The eastbound I20 ramp from southbound 820 is also closed.