4 trucks damaged in fire at DOT lot in Winsted


WINSTED, Conn. (WTNH) — Winsted police responded to a report of several pickup trucks and plow trucks catching on fire at a DOT repair facility lot on Torrington Road on Friday morning.

The call came in at around 10:30 a.m.

Officials told News 8 a DOT pick up truck nearing the end of its life was being worked on when it caught fire. The fire spread to some vehicles in the vicinity.

Officials said four trucks, including three dump trucks used to plow snow, were damaged.

The fire will have no impact on DOT operations, including cleanup efforts from Sunday’s upcoming storm.

Snow is expected to push through parts of the state Sunday into Monday.

News 8 will update this story as more information comes in.

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