Asphalt tanker overturned in Girdwood

(Girdwood Fire Department)

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - The Girdwood fire department is responding to an overturned hot asphalt tanker at the Tesoro Mall.

It happened shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday evening. Fire officials say the vent cap leaked an estimated 50 gallons of hot oil asphalt into the parking lot, but the spill has been contained.

The Department of Environmental Conservation has been notified. The Girdwood Fire Department says there were no injuries. They are asking drivers to avoid the Tesoro Mall parking lot.

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