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LSP working big rig fire on I-10 near Texas

3 years 8 months 4 weeks ago August 28, 2013 Aug 28, 2013 Wednesday, August 28 2013 August 28, 2013 5:38 PM in News
Source: Louisiana State Police
By: Russell Jones

LAKE CHARLES - State Police said a truck carrying drums of oil caught fire this afternoon on I-10 East near the Texas state line.

Troopers said no one was hurt in the wreck or fire, which happened around 4 p.m between the exits to LA 108 and LA 1256 west of Lake Charles.

State Police said the fire is out, but dozens of 55-gallon oil drums will have to be transferred to another truck. They expect the process to take about 6 hours.

The work will close the outside lane eastbound in that area.

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