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Vehicle fire shuts down I-10 East near Grosse Tete

5 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Friday, August 31 2018 Aug 31, 2018 August 31, 2018 12:21 PM August 31, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

WEST BATON ROUGE PARISH - A vehicle fire shut down I-10 west of the Mississippi River Bridge and caused significant delays Friday.

According to DOTD, the fire shut down eastbound lanes of the interstate between Grosse Tete and LA 77 around noon. One lane has since reopened.

Authorities say the truck was apparently carrying nitrogen when it caught fire.

No injuries have been reported, according to the sheriff's office.

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