Officials working tanker truck fire on I-10

Published: Nov. 12, 2013 at 1:47 AM CST|Updated: Nov. 12, 2013 at 3:34 AM CST
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(Photo source: Jason Gazzo/Twitter)
(Photo source: Jason Gazzo/Twitter)

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Officials are on the scene of a tanker truck fire on the eastbound lanes of I-10 in Hancock County near the 7 mile marker.

Mississippi Highway Patrol Corporal Jason Gazzo said the fire started shortly before 8 Monday night. Gazzo said he believes the tanker truck was transporting latex. Now that truck is engulfed in flames.

Officers are about to start diverting traffic off Exit 2.

Reporter Al Showers is headed to the scene to find out more details. As soon as more information is released WLOX News at 10 tonight and will update this story.

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