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18-wheeler fire blocks multiple lanes on I-12 near Airline Hwy.

2 months 1 week 2 days ago Saturday, January 13 2018 Jan 13, 2018 January 13, 2018 11:24 AM January 13, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - An 18-wheeler fire shut down three lanes of travel on I-12 East near Airline Hwy. late Saturday morning. 

According to authorities, no injuries were reported. Firefighters with the Baton Rouge Fire Department were called to extinguish the flames.

The 18-wheeler involved in the fire has leaked a large amount of diesel near Airline Hwy., according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department.

One lane of I-12 West near Airline Hwy. was also closed due to the fire. It has since been reopened.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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