Firefighters battled extreme heat during the rescue in the 9000 block of Howard Drive, HFD said.
Three firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion.
HFD crews rescued 2 people from a tar filled tanker truck just minutes ago. It happened in the 9000 block of Howard drive. Firefighters battled extreme temperatures to make this rescue. 2 civilians were transported. 3 firefighters were treated for heat exhaustion.@HoustonFire pic.twitter.com/cZm4fEKqBK— Sheldra Brigham (@SheldraBrigham) July 21, 2018