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Truck Catches Fire On I-95 in Branford

The tractor trailer was reportedly carrying five cars.

Update, Saturday March 31, 7 a.m. 

The tractor trailer, which caught fire around 8 p.m. last night, was carrying several Audi cars according to Branford resident and witness , who posted the attached photos. 

Patch will update this story with a report from authorities as soon as it's available. 

Original Story

A tractor trailer carrying a handful of cars reportedly caught fire while traveling through Branford on Interstate 95 tonight.

Few details are available at the moment, but expect traffic delays in the area of Exit 56 southbound as emergency crews respond to extinguish the blaze. caught the action with her iPhone.

Dottie Packer March 31, 2012 at 12:44 AM
Thank you, please be safe yourself!
Martha Bradshaw March 31, 2012 at 04:24 AM
Handful of cars?
melissa pandolfi March 31, 2012 at 07:41 PM
United tire was on scene for towing
Jamie j medlyn April 01, 2012 at 05:47 AM
That guy has some serious explaining to do.
Nicole Ball April 02, 2012 at 12:44 PM
Working on the follow-up details now Jamie. There is an explanation!

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