NPSO, NPFD responded to vehicle fire on I-49 Thursday morning

Photo Credit: Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office

NATCHITOCHES PARISH, La. (NPSO) - On Thursday morning, Natchitoches Parish authorities responded to a vehicle fire on Interstate 49 near milepost #125, just south of Cypress.

According to sheriff’s deputies, the operator of a 2002 Chevrolet Impala said he was traveling southbound to work that morning when he observed smoke exiting the hood area of the vehicle. He pulled onto the southbound shoulder and shortly thereafter the vehicle was engulfed in flames.

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(Photo Credit: NPSO)

Natchitoches Parish Fire District #5 attempted to extinguish the fire, however, the vehicle was a total loss.

There were no injuries.

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