Tanker truck fire closes 405 Freeway in Westminster

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.

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