HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A vehicle was destroyed by fire in the southbound lane of I-59 at mile marker 75 Wednesday afternoon. The fire caused closure of the lane for about a half hour.
Firefighters from Southwest Jones were able to contain the fire quickly and traffic was re-opened at around 4:00 p.m.
The driver of the vehicle was not injured in the blaze.
The cause has yet to be determined.