Tanker truck explodes in Frederick, fire spreads to multiple homes [VIDEO]

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UPDATE: Maryland State Police have identified the man who died in this explosion.

UPDATE: Authorities say the driver of the tanker truck has died.

Original story below…

FREDERICK, MD—Crews are on the scene after a tanker truck exploded in Frederick, MD on Saturday afternoon.

The explosion occurred at around 12:45 p.m. on March 3 along US 15.

Maryland State Police say US 15 closed between Rt 50 and 7th Street in both directions.

Fire has reportedly spread to multiple homes in the area.  There has been no word on any injuries.

More in the video below.

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