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Duson Fire Department Responded to 18-Wheeler Fire at Love's Travel Center

Duson Fire Department was dispatched to a reported 18-wheeler fire located at Love’s Travel Center.

Posted: Oct 18, 2021 9:08 AM
Updated: Oct 18, 2021 10:41 AM

Duson, La. - Duson Fire Department was dispatched to a reported 18-wheeler fire located at Love’s Travel Center on October 18, 2021.

Upon arrival Fire Chief Duhon advised that a 53ft. van trailer loaded with furniture was fully engulfed with flames.

Due to the extent of the fire, Chief Duhon advised dispatch to have Scott Fire Department in route with extra manpower and water.
Firefighters began safety extinguishing fire by cutting the sides of the trailer making an entry to start pulling burning furniture out of the trailer to be extinguished.

Chief Duhon also had Carencro Fire Department respond for manpower.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was able to unhook trailer to prevent truck from catching fire. No injuries reported.

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