Truck Catches Fire on I-84 in Southbury - NBC Connecticut

Truck Catches Fire on I-84 in Southbury

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    Traffic was slow on Interstate 84 East in Southbury this morning after a tractor-trailer caught fire. 

    The truck was carrying food and cleaning supplies, according to state police, and they said the brakes on the truck got hot before bursting into flames between exits 15 and 16. 

    State police have moved the tractor-trailer off the highway and onto the exit 15 off-ramp and I-84 us back open. 

    No one was hurt, but crews from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection were called out because of the hazardous material.

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