Posted: Oct 3, 2013 9:29 AM
Updated: Oct 3, 2013 9:29 AM
DENHAM SPRINGS - An 18-wheeler caught fire this morning during an accident on Walker South Rd. in Livingston Parish.
It happened around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, just south of Joe May Rd.
The truck was engulfed in flames, but the cab, which carries gasoline, appeared to be empty.
Authorities said it did not appear that anyone was injured.
The crash forced officials to shut down Walker South at Henry Drive. State troopers expect the closure to last several hours.