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UPDATE: 18-wheeler fire put out, I-20 westbound lane open

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WAVERLY, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An 18 wheeler fire has been extinguished on the shoulder of Interstate 20 in Madison Parish.

LSP tells KNOE that the truck that caught fire has been put out by fire crews. There was no damage to the truck's tanker trailer, and no one was injured.

The westbound, inside lane of I-20 has reopened.

WAVERLY, La. (KNOE 8 News) - An 18 wheeler is on fire on the shoulder of Interstate 20 in Madison Parish.

Westbound lanes of the interstate near Waverly, mile marker 157, are closed as of 1:30 PM. State Police and fire crews are on scene working to put out an 18-wheeler tanker truck that has caught fire.

LSP tells KNOE that when the fire is out, all lanes should re-open.

No cause of the fire or any injuries have been reported.

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