Bakersfield road closed after big rig erupts in flames

{A href=""}BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) A semitruck fire Thursday afternoon prompted the closure of a section of 7th Standard Road near Coffee.

The truck's cab was completely destroyed and most of its trailer was wiped out.

Eyewitness News didn't immediately have information on a cause of the fire.

The truck was hauling tires.