Leaking fuel tanker shuts down SR-54 in Pasco Co.

Posted at 1:15 PM, Oct 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-18 13:25:39-04

PASCO COUNTY, Fla. — A leaking fuel tanker closed all lanes of SR-54 between Gunn Highway and Trinity Boulevard on Thursday, according to Pasco County Fire Rescue.

The lanes reopened after crews offloaded the fuel from the truck. Officials ask drivers to keep an eye out for first responders as the clean up the scene. 

Officials said the driver of the tanker noticed a small fuel leak on the trailer after he stopped to put out a brake fire.



No evacuations were ordered due to the leak.