Propane leak prompts brief road closure on NW side

CREATED Aug. 2, 2011 - UPDATED: Aug. 2, 2011

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TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Emergency crews responded to a propane tank leaking at Tucson Asphalt near La Cholla & Curtis on Tucson's north-west Side.

Firefighters with the Northwest Fire District responded just before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Crews found a 500 gallon propane tank leaking.

Hazardous Material crews transferred the remaining propane to another tank then allowed the tanks owner, Servi-gas, to remove it for repairs.

Tha tank is used to refill equipment used in the asphalt application process.