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Cold night ahead with surface high pressure in the region. Winds will become southeast Friday into the weekend as high pressure moves east. An increase in clouds will occur as well. Next cold front due in late Monday with a chance of showers and maybe a thunderstorm. ...
Crews diverting traffic due to tractor trailer fire on I-10 Westbound
BEAUMONT - First responders are on the scene of an 18-wheeler fire on Interstate-10 this morning.
The west-bound lanes of Interstate 10 are shut down between College Street and Washington Blvd.
Dispatchers say a driver made a call just before 4 a.m. about an 18-wheeler on fire.
Beaumont Fire/Rescue dispatchers says the tractor trailer was hauling sugar when one of its rear tires caught fire.
Police expect the road to remain closed until 6 a.m. They're asking motorists to exit Interstate-10 at College street. Drivers can re-enter the freeway at Washington.