I-95 North in Bridgeport Reopens After Tractor-Trailer, Camper Fire

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A collision between a tractor-trailer and a camper led to both vehicles catching on fire and closed part of Interstate 95 north in Bridgeport on Saturday morning.

State police said the crash happened on I-95 north near exit 27 around 4:30 a.m. After the crash, both vehicles became engulfed in flames.

At one point, multiple lanes of the highway were closed between exits 27 and 26. The highway has since fully reopened.

The state Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection Emergency Response Unit was called to the crash. According to DEEP, they used green foam to extinguish the fire and diesel fuel was recovered from the saddle tanks.

DEEP said there was minimal environmental impact and there is no anticipated threat to the ground water.

No injuries were reported in the crash.

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