Fire in woods slows traffic on I-12
LIVINGSTON- Traffic was slow leading up to Wednesday's evening rush due to a fire in the woods, a state traffic alert reported.
Traffic was described as very slow at 2 p.m. on I-12 eastbound near the Livingston exit. The smoke was causing significant issues between mile marker 24 and 25.
The fire in the woods on the south side of the interstate near Red Oak overpass was soon put out, but congestion on the interstate did not clear up until around 5 p.m.
Follow the publisher of this post on Twitter: @treyschmaltz
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Sen. Troy Brown will spend the weekend in jail
Spanish Town Parade asks for usual irreverence but inclusion
Residents on edge as Comite River crests above flood stage
Baton Rouge residents gather to watch Trump's inauguration
Police believe illegal immigrant could be tied to other sex crimes