GILBERT, AZ — Firefighters had their hands full battling a fuel tanker fire in Gilbert Wednesday night.
The fire broke out at a construction site near Recker and Williams Field roads around 7:15 p.m.
Officials say the 400-gallon diesel was sitting in middle of construction site, so it was not a risk of burning anything else.
Crews are battling a fuel tanker fire on a construction site in the area of Recker/Williams Field. Traffic is currently blocked approximately 1/2 mile in all directions. Avoid the area— Gilbert Fire Rescue (@GilbertFireDept) October 17, 2019
Commuters were told to avoid the area while ADEQ tests the air quality in the area.
There are no injuries to report at this time.
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