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Thursday morning crash causes vehicle fire

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BATON ROUGE - On Thursday morning, traffic on I-12 at O'Neal Lane is stalled due to a crash that briefly caused an 18-wheeler to catch fire.

First repsonders were able to extinguish the fire as of 5:30 a.m., but remain on scene.

The right and center lanes are still blocked as officials continue to address the situation.

Apparently a vehicle crashed into an 18-wheeler, triggering a brief vehicle fire, which has since been extinguished. 

Officials say the crash did not result in any injuries and is not a hazmat situation. 

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