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Oil tank fire extinguished in St. Martin Parish
Posted: 4:35 PM, Aug 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-17 18:59:10-04
UPDATE: An oil tank fire along Breaux Bridge Highway is now out.
The highway has reopened although congestion remains.
LA 94 was closed at the Lafayette/St. Martin Parish line and at Salt Mine Highway as crews responded to the fire.
According to firefighters, lightning hit the old oil tank, causing it to ignite.
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