Fire Destroys Tractor-Trailer Carrying Yogurt on I-84 in Tolland

A tractor-trailer caught fire on Interstate 84 West in Tolland early Tuesday morning and the load of yogurt it was hauling is a complete loss.

It happened between exits 69 and 68 just after midnight and no one was hurt. 

The tractor-trailer was engulfed when firefighters arrived and the truck and the load of yogurt onboard are a complete loss.

Crews have cleaned up the scene and all lanes are open. 

The Tolland fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire.

Crews from the state Department of Transportation and the state Department of Environmental Protection are also at the scene to assist with the cleanup.

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