Milford rest stop reopens following truck fire

(WTNH / Report-It / Stacy)

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The Milford rest area along Interstate 95 southbound was closed on Wednesday afternoon after a tractor-trailer truck caught on fire.

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(WTNH / Report-It / Stacy)

Just after 3:00 p.m., officials with the Connecticut Department of Transportation announced that the Milford rest area was closed due to the fire. Just before 10 p.m., police confirmed the rest area had reopened.

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(WTNH / Report-It / Stacy)

News 8 received several photos via Report-It showing the fire in progress. It is unclear what may have started the fire.

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(WTNH / Report-It / Stacy)

Officials say no injuries have been reported.

News 8 will post additional details to this story as soon as they become available.

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