Truck Fire Shuts Down Two Lanes On I-95

Two lanes were shut down on I-95 on Wednesday afternoon, temporarily tying up traffic in Fairfield County when a tractor-trailer went up in flames.

I-95 in Stratford, at exit 31.
I-95 in Stratford, at exit 31. Photo Credit: Google Maps

A tractor-trailer fire was reported to the Connecticut Department of Transportation shortly before 1 p.m. on Feb. 13, leading police to close the right and center southbound lanes between exit 30 and exit 31 in Stratford.

The lanes were closed for approximately 15 minutes before being reopened, however; shortly thereafter, a was a second incident on the interstate that forced a lane closure between exit 34 and exit 32.

The cause of the fire has not been released. 

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