EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The El Paso Fire contained a lithium-ion battery leak early Sunday morning, Aug. 6 at Interstate 10 West and Anthony Exit 0, according to the department’s social media site X, formerly known as Twitter.

EPFD responded to the condition 3 hazmat incident at about 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 5 to assist the West Valley Fire Department and the Dona Ana County Fire Department with a leak coming out of a semitruck transporting lithium ion batteries at the Anthony on-ramp (Exit 0), said El Paso Fire Spokesman Enrique Duenas.

The hazmat team secured 20 gallons of corrosive material coming out of the batteries. The spill was cleaned up by 3:30 a.m. and turned over to Anthony Police.

No injuries were reported.