TRAFFIC ALERT: Tractor trailer fire on I-20 reduces traffic to one lane

By Nikki Henderson |

Published 08/11 2014 04:11PM

Updated 08/11 2014 04:33PM

You may want to avoid traveling on Interstate-20 in Shreveport.

Police say an 18-wheeler caught on fire Monday afternoon in the westbound lanes near the Fairfield Ave. exit.

Investigators believe the blaze started in the rear wheel of the big rig.  So far, there are no reports of any injuries.

Traffic has been reduced to one lane while crews clear the scene. 

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