BREAKING: Tanker Hauling Jet Fuel Catches Fire on Los Angeles Highway

Multiple lanes of the 405 Freeway near Inglewood in Los Angeles are closed due to tanker fire.

The tanker, which is reportedly carrying 70,000 gallons of jet fuel, caught fire in the lower rear portion of the tank, near the tire axle. Heavy delays are reported in the area, with traffic stretching several miles back. The fire is located near Los Angeles International Airport.

Emergency crews have not given a timetable for when the freeway may reopen.

Source: Multiple northbound 405 Fwy lanes closed after tanker hauling 70K gallons of jet fuel catches fire |

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