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All lanes open on I-49 North near Grand Coteau after 18-wheeler fire

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I-49 North crash at LA 93 / Courtesy DOTD I-49 North crash at LA 93 / Courtesy DOTD
18-wheeler fire I-49 north / Brandon Hebert 18-wheeler fire I-49 north / Brandon Hebert
Fire crews on scene of 18-wheeler fire along I-49 North / KATC Fire crews on scene of 18-wheeler fire along I-49 North / KATC

According to DOTD,  all lanes are open on I-49 North at LA 93 near Grand Coteau after an 18-wheeler fire Thursday morning.

Congestion has reached approximately one mile in length.

Law Enforcement tells KATC that one lane was closed for several hours as officials waited to move the 18-wheeler. 

Video from a witness shows an 18-wheeler with a burned out cab. The fire was put out after the fire department arrived on scene. No injuries were reported. State Police say that another crash occurred near the scene of this fire, with only minor injuries reported.

 

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