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18-wheeler fire snarls traffic

4 years ago July 20, 2011 Jul 20, 2011 Wednesday, July 20 2011 Wednesday, July 20, 2011 10:39:22 AM CDT in News
Source: LSP
By: WBRZ Staff

GROSSE TETE - An 18-wheeler fire caused problems for drivers headed westbound on I-10 between Baton Rouge and Lafayette this morning.

Crews reported to the fire around 11:15 am at the Grosse Tete exit.

The fire was contained to the cab of the truck and quickly extinguished.

Louisiana State Police tell News 2 the fire was not due to a wreck but possibly hot brakes.

No one was hurt.  

The interstate was reopened around 11:30 am.




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