Vehicle Fire in Westlake Slows Traffic on I-10 Near Calcasieu River Bridge

By Liora Hawthorne
Published October 17, 2023

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Westlake, Louisiana – As of 3:20 pm, on October 17, 2023, traffic was still backed up and moving slowly on I-10 eastbound in Westlake near the I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge. According to Louisiana DOTD and the Westlake Police Department, the congestion is caused by a truck and RV fire.

The fire has been extinguished, however traffic is still backed up to near the I-10/I210 interchange.

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Approximate location of the incident.