(11/21/18) An 18-wheeler carrying frozen chickens caught fire on I-20.

The fire broke out just before 7 this morning on I-20 West in Lincoln Parish.

When they arrived, crews found the passenger compartment of the truck engulfed in flames and the fire had spread into the front half of the trailer.

The truck was hauling frozen chicken.  

Both westbound lanes of interstate were closed for a short time until the smoke cleared.

No injuries were reported.