I-95 North in Milford reopens following tractor-trailer fire that caused delays overnight


MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — An overnight tractor-trailer fire on Interstate-95 North in Milford closed several lanes overnight Wednesday. The scene has since been cleared.

State police said at around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, a vehicle spun out of control and struck a tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer caught fire and became fully engulfed in flames. The fire was put out a short time later. Crews were on scene overnight to clean up.

CT DOT said the scene was between Exits 39B and 40. The right and center lanes were closed for about six hours, and have since reopened.

Officials believe the tractor-trailer was carrying furniture.

State police said no injuries are reported. Expect residual delays and use Route 15 as a detour.

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