Car catches fire on I-59

JONES CO., MS (WDAM)- A car caught fire in the southbound lane of I-59, near mile marker 73 around 4:00pm Wednesday afternoon.  North Forrest fire department was first on the scene and found the engine compartment of the car fully engulfed.  The driver was able to get out of the vehicle without being harmed.  Southwest Jones and Moselle fire departments were called into assist.  As of 4:30pm traffic was restricted to one lane on the southbound side of I-59.

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