Wyandotte Street, west of Interstate 110, has been shut down due to an 18-wheeler tanker leaking gasoline, Curt Monte, a spokesman for the Baton Rouge Fire Department, in an email alert at 8:25 p.m. Monday

A 4-inch pipe was sheered off the bottom of the tanker and it has leaked an estimated 2,000 gallons of gasoline, Monte said. Baton Rouge Fire Department HazMat is on the scene.

He asked that motorists avoid the area until further notice.