Tanker truck fire closes part of Highway 75

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US-75 was shutdown in both directions between 116th Street N. and 126th Street N. in Tulsa County.

A large tanker truck caught fire on the highway.

Officials said the truck was carrying more than 8,000 gallons of fuel when it caught fire. Much of that fuel ran into a creek.

FIRE UPDATE: Crews are letting a large tanker truck fire on US-75 burn out. The highway will remain closed between 116th St. N. and 126th St. N. until the scene is clear. http://bit.ly/1TJmUsBWe'll have the latest updates on FOX23 News after NASCAR and FOX23 News This Morning at 6 a.m.

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No injuries were reported and firefighters were able to put out the fire.

Southbound lanes reopened shortly after 12:30 a.m. Northbound lanes reopened around 3 a.m. All lanes were reopened just before 8 a.m. Sunday.

Wow, did you see this massive fire ball on Highway 75 Saturday? Here's a look at what's left of the tanker truck. LIVE upates on the clean up right now on FOX23 News.

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Troopers said the tanker caught on fire after the brakes on the tanker overheated.

The fire spread and started a small grass fire, but firefighters were able to get it under control.