Tanker fire causes no damage to high school

Published 12:57 pm Monday, August 5, 2019

No damage was reported to Austin High School after a nearby asphalt tanker caught fire Sunday morning.

According to Austin Police Chief David McKichan, the asphalt inside a tanker truck at Austin High School caught fire at about 8:30 a.m. on Sunday. The Austin Police Department and Austin Fire Department responded to the scene.

The fire was contained to inside the tanker. The asphalt was destroyed, but it is unclear how much damage was done to the tanker.

No injuries were reported.