Big rig fire shuts down I-10 in Chambers Co.

The blaze had I-10 shut down for several hours Saturday

February 12, 2011 9:12:23 PM PST
Interstate 10 is now back open in Chambers County after a big rig carrying hydrogen tubes caught fire. Eyewitnesses say they saw flames coming from the truck near Winnie Saturday morning. The truck driver initially tried to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher, but the flames spread to the hydrogen tubes on the truck.

It caused eastbound I-10 to be closed for several hours.

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