Part of Ruffs Dale evacuated for hours for overturned tanker

EAST HUNTINGDON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Part of the Ruffs Dale area in East Huntingdon was evacuated after a tanker carrying propane rolled over.

Officials at the scene told WPXI the tanker had a leak, and our crew at the scene was kept about a mile away.

First responders from several surrounding communities have responded in addition to Westmoreland County Hazmat.

The evacuation order remained in place for hours as crews worked to clean up the spill. As of 9:45 p.m., the order had been lifted.