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Vehicle fire causes delays on I-10 East near Ambassador

Posted at 8:50 AM, Mar 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-18 10:10:23-04

UPDATE: All lanes of I-10 East near Ambassador Caffery are now open following a vehicle fire. DOTD says that motorists can expect heavier than normal delays this morning while traffic clears.

As of 8:45 am, congestion was at around two miles in length.

State Police Troop I was on the scene of the vehicle fire this morning. The incident happened just before the Ambassador Caffery exit at mile marker 99.

The right lane was blocked temporarily near the scene of the fire. Troopers say the driver was able to safely exit the vehicle.

Vehicle on fire on I-10 East in Lafayette.
Courtesy Mary Broussard