Large Brush Fire Visible From I-91 in New Haven

There is heavy smoke showing from traffic cameras on I-91 in New Haven, near exit 8.

The New Haven Fire Department Tweeted there is a large brush fire on I-91 North near exit 8.

Alex Matthews

State police said there are lane closures on I-91 North at exit 8. Two right lanes are closed.

The fire is also affecting Amtrak. Acela Trains 2158 and 2165 were stopped because of the fire, according to the Twitter account for Amtrak Northeast.

There are also delays on Shoreline East.

The fire danger for today is high, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Division of Forestry.

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