Truck fire closes part of I-95 north in Branford

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Part of Interstate 95 is closed in Branford Monday morning due to a truck fire.

The Department of Transportation reports that the right and center lanes of I-95 northbound are closed between exits 51 and 53 because of a vehicle fire.

News 8 received video of a truck in the right lane that was on fire. People can also be seen in the video standing near the truck. It’s unclear if anyone was injured. 

(WTNH)

There is no word on the cause of the fire at this time. 

The highway is expected to completely reopen in one hour or less. 

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