I-84 closed after early morning fire

Photo - @TollandAlert (Twitter)

TOLLAND, Conn. (WTNH) — A tractor-trailer fire shut down part of the eastbound side of I-84 early Friday morning.

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Tolland Director of Public Safety John C. Littell tells News 8 that the call came in at 4:00 a.m. The fire happened between exits 68 and 69. The tractor-trailer, which was carrying apples, is a total loss.

The Department of Consumer Protection and and a cleanup company were on scene to assist in the cleanup following the accident.

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Photo - @TollandAlert (Twitter)
Photo – @TollandAlert (Twitter)

No injuries were reported.

Photo - @TollandAlert (Twitter)
Photo – @TollandAlert (Twitter)

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