UPDATE: Tanker fire out, clean up in progress

A quick update on the situation on I45 near Hutchins in south Dallas County.

The tanker fire has burned itself out and the remnants of the truck have been picked up. Crews are working to clean up the roadway at this time. A large portion of the highway is charred along with the grassy median.

Northbound lanes of I45 are OPEN. Southbound lanes remained CLOSED.

Banner photo courtesy of BOX 4 Firebuffs. Here’s a look at the closest TxDOT camera: