TRAFFIC ALERT: 18 wheeler fire causes traffic delays on I-59 - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

TRAFFIC ALERT: 18 wheeler fire causes traffic delays on I-59

Traffic is being delayed on Interstate 59 on the southbound side. Photo Source Ryan Moore Traffic is being delayed on Interstate 59 on the southbound side. Photo Source Ryan Moore
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

An 18 wheeler fire on the southbound side of I-59 forced traffic to just one lane Wednesday night.

The incident happened a little before 9:30 p.m. near mile marker 73. No injuries have been reported, but southbound traffic slowed considerably as officials responded to the fire.

MDOT says to expect delays for about an hour.

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