Fuel Spill Closes Parts Of Gentry

The westbound lanes of Gentry, from Highway 271 to Broadway, are closed at this hour.

Authorities say an 18-wheeler was leaking flammable fuel along the roadway.  The Tyler Fire Department Haz-mat team is on the scene cleaning up the spill.

It is unknown at this time how long Gentry will be closed, but drivers are asked to find alternate routes to avoid delays due to traffic congestion.