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Burning big rig blocks southbound 5 Freeway

Firefighters are tending to a big rig burning on the 5 Freeway Monday afternoon in Burbank.
Firefighters are tending to a big rig burning on the 5 Freeway Monday afternoon in Burbank.
NBCLA

Firefighters tended to a big rig burning on the 5 Freeway Monday in Burbank, reports NBCLA.

California Highway Patrol issued a Sigalert shortly before 1 p.m. Monday. Lane five and Hollywood Way onramp to the southbound 5 Freeway will be closed for one hour. 

Sig Alert

Only the left lanes are currently open, and traffic should be expected from Lankershim. Northbound lanes are slow after Buena Vista, according to the Sigalert. 

Firefighters extinguished the fire at about 1 p.m., according to NBC.

Map of affected area

This post has been updated.