Tanker Fire Shuts Down Part of Northbound 405 Freeway in Inglewood

Ameera Butt
September 23, 2019 - 2:28 pm

The northbound 405 freeway south of La Cienega Boulevard is shut down and the No. 2, 3 and 4 lanes are blocked for an unknown duration due to a brake fire in a tanker truck hauling jet fuel.  t

The site is in Inglewood near LAX, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The fire was reported just before 1 p.m. Monday. Firefighters battled the flames and were able to extinguish them in less than 30 minutes. 

There are no injuries reported.