Emergency crews on scene of 18-wheeler fire in Forrest Co.

Emergency crews on scene of 18-wheeler fire in Forrest Co.

FORREST COUNTY (WDAM) - Emergency crews are on scene of an 18-wheeler that caught fire in Forrest County Monday evening. The 18-wheeler was hauling eggs on U.S. 98 just past Weldy Road.

The cause of the fire is unknown, and no injuries have been reported at this time.

According to MDOT, traffic is moving eastbound, but the right lane is blocked.

Officials said it could take up to three hours to clear the scene.