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RV catches fire on I-10 East between Crowley and Rayne, lanes now open

Posted at 2:22 PM, Feb 21, 2019
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UPDATE: All lanes are now open I-10 East before LA 35 at Mile Marker 86.  Congestion is approximately 8 miles in length.


An RV fire has been reported on I-10 East between Crowley and Rayne.

The outside lane of I-10 eastbound mile marker 86 is closed due to the fire. The inside lane is still open. There is a five-mile backup.

Viewers sent in photos of the incident. First responders and the Rayne Fire Department are responding to the fire, according to officials.

State Police are also on scene. DOTD is reporting heavy traffic congestion in the area of the fire.

Video shows that the fire has been extinguished and crews are now moving the vehicle from the roadway. It is unclear if anyone was injured in this fire.

Wednesday night, an RV caught fire along the same stretch of road. That story can be read here.

More photos can be viewed below:

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(Video provided by Anthony Matthews)