Mar 21, 2014 10:08 AM by KATC
The Lake Charles Police Department is working a an 18-wheeler tank fire on Interstate 10 eastbound near mile marker 10.
KPLC reports that the tanker crashed on the Ryan Street overpass and burst into flames around 8 a.m.
All traffic in the area is being diverted to Interstate 210 eastbound. Officials anticipate the highway being closed for six hours.
Photo courtesy: KPLC.