Brush Fire Closes I-395 in Thompson

Monday, May 6, 2013  |  Updated 6:41 PM EDT
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Brush Fire Closes I-395 in Thompson

Firefighters douse flames on a truck that caught fire on I-395 in Thompson on Monday. The flames spread to the nearby woods and forced the closure of the northbound lanes for several hours.

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A brush fire closed the northbound lanes of I-395 in Thompson Monday afternoon.

A truck containing cardboard caught fire by exit 97 and the flames spread to the woods bordering the highway, according to state police.

The highway was shut down for hours while fire crews battled the blaze.

The fire was put out just before 6 p.m., police said.

There are no injuries.

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