Car catches fire on I-10 in Gautier

Gautier Fire responded to a car fire on Interstate 10 east of the Gautier exit this afternoon.

The car was fully engulfed in flames. In addition to Gautier Fire, Gautier Police, Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies, and Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the scene.

MHP Spokesman Cal Robertson says the call came in just before 3 p.m. about a Kia Soul on fire. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle safely and was not injured.

All lanes of traffic are now open.

It is not known yet what started the fire in the car.

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