SPD: 18-wheeler carrying produce caught fire on I-20 - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

SPD: 18-wheeler carrying produce caught fire on I-20

Shreveport police and fire departments responded to an 18-wheeler on fire Wednesday on I-20 near the Jewella Avenue exit. Shreveport police and fire departments responded to an 18-wheeler on fire Wednesday on I-20 near the Jewella Avenue exit.
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The driver of an 18-wheeler carrying produce was able to escape without injury after his truck caught fire Wednesday on I-20 East.

The incident happened Wednesday afternoon near the Jewella Avenue exit. Several residents who live off of Jewella Ave. called the KSLA News 12 newsroom to report hearing a loud explosion when the truck caught fire.

One lane of I-20 is shut down while first responders work to remove the 18-wheeler. The driver was not injured. Expect traffic delays.

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