Tanker truck fire closes 405 Freeway in Westminster

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Sunday, August 31, 2014
ABC7 viewer Mario Rodriguez caught video of the fire on the 405 Freeway in Westminster on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2014.
ABC7 viewer Mario Rodriguez caught video of the fire on the 405 Freeway in Westminster on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2014.
Mario Rodriguez

WESTMINSTER, Calif. (KABC) -- A tanker truck burst into flames Saturday on the southbound 405 Freeway in Westminster.

The fire was reported at about 10:30 p.m. Firefighters knocked down the flames by about 11:15 p.m. Hazmat units assisted in the cleanup.

The freeway near Westminster Boulevard was temporarily closed in both directions during the incident. It was unclear what started the fire.

No other details were immediately available.