18-wheeler catches fire on I-10 East

GROSSE TETE, LA (WAFB) - A portion of I-10 East was closed briefly due to an 18-wheeler fire early Tuesday morning.

It happened at mile marker 138, which is near Grosse Tete, around 5 a.m.

The roadway was reported open around 5:35 a.m.

However, drivers should expect heavy delays in the area for a while.

It is unknown if there were any injuries as a result of the fire.

No further details were available.

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