Tractor trailer fire shuts down section of I49N in Shreveport - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Tractor trailer fire shuts down section of I49N in Shreveport

A tractor trailer fire on I49N at LA 3132 in Shreveport has forced the shutdown of some lanes of traffic. (Photo source: Jada Cole) A tractor trailer fire on I49N at LA 3132 in Shreveport has forced the shutdown of some lanes of traffic. (Photo source: Jada Cole)
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

The off ramp to I-49 northbound is shut down at this hour at Hwy 3132 in Shreveport after a flat tire on a 18-wheeler burst into flames. 

It happened around 1:30 p.m. near Exit 302. Fire officials say the fire is contained, and the truck's load was not compromised. 

There have been no injuries reported. 

Few other details are available, but police say the tractor trailer is not believed to be loaded with any hazardous materials. Officials expect to open the lanes within a couple hours.

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