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

Published: May. 14, 2015 at 1:49 AM CDT|Updated: May. 14, 2015 at 1:57 AM CDT
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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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