PHOENIX (KSAZ) - The northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 17 near Black Canyon City have reopened following a propane truck fire at Table Mesa Road.
Col. Frank Milstead of the Arizona Department of Public Safety says a 3,500 gallon propane tanker was burning at the scene.
The highway was closed on Tuesday due to the fire.
Crews are currently on scene of a hazardous situation involving a propane tanker. pic.twitter.com/STBxiHVlQl— Daisy Mtn Fire Dept (@DaisyMtnFire) August 8, 2017
I-17 UPDATE: Closure in both directions north of the Valley is likely to be extended. NB traffic exiting at New River Road, SB at SR 69.— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) August 8, 2017
Interstate 17 closed in both directions south of Black Canyon City (MP 232-242) due to truck fire; Plan for delays #aztraffic— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) August 8, 2017
I-17 is closed @ Table Mesa north/south bound. 3500 gal propane tanker actively burning. HazMat assessing. No ETA to reopen. Use alt route.— Col. Frank Milstead (@frank_milstead) August 8, 2017