LSP: Tanker fire prompts temporary closure of I-10 over Bonnet Carre Spillway

LSP: Tanker fire prompts temporary closure of I-10 over Bonnet Carre Spillway

ST. CHARLES PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Louisiana State Police and local fire departments are responding to a vehicle fire on Interstate 10 over the Bonnet Carre Spillway which resulted in the closure of the eastbound side of the roadway. The fire occurred Saturday evening at mile marker 217.7.

According to police, a rear tire on the truck caught fire, sparking the blaze.  No injuries reported have been reported and the truck was the lone vehicle involved. The left lane of the roadway reopened around 7 p.m. and both lanes around 9:15 p.m.

We will provide more information as soon as it becomes available.

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