Dramatic images of LA fire looming over the 405 Freeway during morning commute

PHOTO: A brushfire forced closures on the 405 freeway in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, Dec. 6, 2017.PlayBilly Burton
WATCH Dramatic video of LA fire looming over the 405 Freeway during morning commute

The latest wildfire in Southern California broke out in Los Angeles County overnight near the Getty Center and the 405 Freeway -- a shocking sight for early morning commuters.

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Named the Skirball fire, the blaze north of Brentwood has covered over 50 acres and is at zero percent containment.

California resident Tiffany Anderson wrote on Instagram that she saw a "gigantic ball of orange" driving to work this morning.

"I’m grateful to be safe; truly grateful," she wrote. "My heart is sad today, especially for all the people losing everything and first responders and their families."

Another resident, Rebecca Keegan, wrote on Twitter that her car windows were hot as she passed by the blaze on her way to the airport.

Over 4,000 firefighters are battling four large wildfires in Southern California that have burned more than 83,000 acres.

PHOTO: Smoke from the Skirball Fire rises above the 405 freeway near the Bel-Air area of Los Angeles, Dec. 6, 2017.Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images
Smoke from the Skirball Fire rises above the 405 freeway near the Bel-Air area of Los Angeles, Dec. 6, 2017.

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