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Car Bursts Into Flames During Snowstorm Near I-95 Rest Area In Fairfield

Fairfield firefighters douse a burning car on I-95 northbound near the rest area during Thursday's nor'easter. Fairfield firefighters douse a burning car on I-95 northbound near the rest area during Thursday's nor'easter.
Fairfield firefighters douse a burning car on I-95 northbound near the rest area during Thursday's nor'easter. Photo Credit: Fairfield Fire Department
Fairfield firefighters douse a burning car on I-95 northbound near the rest area during Thursday's nor'easter. Fairfield firefighters douse a burning car on I-95 northbound near the rest area during Thursday's nor'easter.
Fairfield firefighters douse a burning car on I-95 northbound near the rest area during Thursday's nor'easter. Photo Credit: Fairfield Fire Department
Fairfield firefighters douse a burning car on I-95 northbound near the rest area during Thursday's nor'easter. Fairfield firefighters douse a burning car on I-95 northbound near the rest area during Thursday's nor'easter.
Fairfield firefighters douse a burning car on I-95 northbound near the rest area during Thursday's nor'easter. Photo Credit: Fairfield Fire Department
Fairfield firefighters douse a burning car on I-95 northbound near the rest area during Thursday's nor'easter. Fairfield firefighters douse a burning car on I-95 northbound near the rest area during Thursday's nor'easter.
Fairfield firefighters douse a burning car on I-95 northbound near the rest area during Thursday's nor'easter. Photo Credit: Fairfield Fire Department

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — Fairfield firefighters had to battle blinding snow, gale force winds, and a frozen nozzle as the doused a car fire during Thursday's snowstorm, according to a Facebook post. Engine 1 and Rescue 1 responded to the car fire on I- 95 northbound near the rest area in Fairfield. 

The problems "caused by the arctic cold made a routine fire difficult," the Facebook post.

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