TRAFFIC ALERT: Tanker Fire on I-65 Southbound in Creola

The picture of the tanker fire was sent to News Five by a viewer on I-65.

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Fire crews responded to a tanker fire on Interstate 65 in Mobile County Thursday morning.

A viewer sent a picture to News Five that shows the tanker with the front end of the truck on fire. The incident happened in the southbound lanes of I-65 at Exit 19 near Creola. Both lanes going southbound are once again open after crews cleared the scene.

It is unknown what the tanker is carrying. It belongs to Praxair which transports industrial gases around the country.

News Five has a crew on the way to the scene to bring you updates.

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