Truck Catches Fire on I-84 East in Tolland

Interstate 84 East in Tolland was closed for hours after a large tractor-trailer carrying frozen chickens caught fire.

The Tolland Fire Department and state police responded to the area of exit 67 for a fully involved truck fire.

The truck caught fire around 2:30 a.m.

State police are diverting traffic off the highway at exit 67 and said the highway will be closed until at least 10 a.m.

The truck was carrying chickens from Mountaire Farms in Millsboro, Delaware.

The driver of the truck was not hurt in the crash.

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