I-10 at Louisiana-Mississippi state line back open, massive brush fire still burning
I-10 along the Louisiana-Mississippi state line was shut down in both directions Friday afternoon due to a large brush fire. As of Saturday morning, the interstate had been reopened.
Both the New Orleans National Weather Service and Mississippi Highway Patrol issued statements about how the fire affects visibility and driver safety. Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes.
I-10, Hancock County, 2 mile-marker.— MHP BILOXI (@MHPTroopK) August 11, 2023
The Interstate has been shut down due to a large fire that has compromised driver safety and visibility.
Multiple fire services and first responders are at the scene working.
Drivers can expect major travel delays. Seek alternate routes. pic.twitter.com/MNy5bIxEQv
Many fire services and first responders are working to get rid of the fires.