Freeway tanker fire delays finals for some

PREPARE TO STOP—The store manager from Toys "R" Us looks out at the plume of black smoke that nears his store. A fuel tanker burns on the eastbound side of the 60 freeway in Montebello at the Paramount exit, causing the closure of all lanes on Wednesday afternoon. Due to the fire, many students became late for their finals. The vice president of Academic Affairs sent out an email to faculty members asking the faculty to be tolerant of students stuck in the midst of the chaos. CN/Adrian Lepe
CLEAN UP CREW—The freeway remains closed as the firefighters hose down the gasoline runoff that the burned fuel tanker left behind. CN/Adrian Lepe

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