Authorities respond to truck fire on I-10 eastbound near Vinton - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Truck fire shuts down I-10 lane for hours on Wednesday

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CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

Authorities responded to a truck fire on I-10 eastbound, five miles east of Vinton on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Louisiana State Police Sgt. James Anderson, the driver was transported to a local hospital, however no serious injuries were reported.

The fire shut down the outside lane on I-10 eastbound in that area for several hours as authorities dealt with 80, 55-gallon drums of oil which were at the truck fire site.

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