Body found in cab of burning 18-wheeler


One person was killed after an 18-wheeler caught fire, Monday, according to Baton Rouge Fire Officials.

Firefighters responded to the 7700 block of Airline Highway just after 10 p.m., Monday, and found the 18-wheeler on fire.

Once fire crews were able to put out the fire, they discovered a body in the cab of the tanker.

The person’s identity has not yet been released.

Fire investigators have not said what caused the fire, though officials say the tanker was hauling 1203 Petroleum.

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