Vehicle fire shuts down part of I-10

Published: Oct. 8, 2014 at 7:12 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 8, 2014 at 2:37 PM CDT
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GONZALES, LA (WAFB) - Authorities are on the scene of a vehicle fire that shut down a portion of I-10 for several hours Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

All lanes of I-10 were reopened by 4:30 a.m. The entrance ramp from LA 44 near Gonzales to I-10 East remained closed until the vehicle could be removed. The ramp reopened around 10:30 a.m.

Traffic officials announced the closure of I-10 East at LA 44 near Gonzales around 11:30 p.m. They then informed the public around 1:45 a.m. that the left lane had been reopened.

It is unknown if there were any injuries or what type of vehicle caught fire.

No other details were released.

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