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18-wheeler carrying produce catches fire on I-10 exit 103, roadway remains closed

Posted: 1:21 PM, Oct 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-09 17:51:50-04

UPDATE at 4:45pm: The exit ramp remains closed from I-10 East to US 167 South and US 90 (Exit 103A) is closed due to a vehicle fire.

Congestion is approaching Mile Marker 100 (Ambassador Caffery Parkway). Use alternate route.

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Lafayette police and fire department are on the scene of an 18-wheeler fire on the I-10 Eastbound exit 103A.

Lafayette Police say the exit is closed at this time as the fire department works to put out the fire. Congestion is minimal.

The truck contains produce, according to police.

Video of the scene below provided by KATC viewers.