No injuries reported after truck hauling hay catches fire on I-12
LIVINGSTON PARISH - Around 6:30 a.m. authorities were called after a truck hauling hay caught fire on I-12 East.
Authorities believe the fire was caused by a lit cigarette. The roadway was closed for several hours as crews cleared the scene. The interstate was reopened around 9 a.m.
All lanes are open I-12 East at mile marker 24 (past LA 63/Livingston) due to a vehicle fire. Congestion has reached beyond Satsuma. Motorists should expect heavy delays.— Baton Rouge Traffic (@BR_Traffic) May 6, 2019
No injuries were reported. Authorities say the truck wasn't damaged.
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