Exit 60 on Route 15 Southbound in Hamden reopens following car fire

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HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A car fire temporarily closed exit 60 on Route 15 Southbound in Hamden late afternoon Sunday.

According to the Hamden Fire Department, the car fire extended into a brush fire before being extinguished.

Crews are currently on the scene investigating the blaze. Officials say a fuel tank rupture may be to blame for the fire.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

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