TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:
- Northbound lanes of US-75 shutdown at 116th Street N. in Tulsa County
- Southbound lanes are closed at 126th Street N.
- OHP says a fuel tanker truck is fully engulfed in flames.
- Check the FOX23 Traffic map for upated conditions
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.
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.
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.
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