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Garbage truck catches on fire in Hartford

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A garbage truck caught on fire in Hartford on Tuesday. (CT DOT) A garbage truck caught on fire in Hartford on Tuesday. (CT DOT)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A garbage truck caught fire in Hartford on Tuesday afternoon.

The fire was reported on the High Street overpass around 1:30 p.m. The fire forced authorities to close the exit 49 off-ramp on the eastbound side of I-84. 

Drivers were asked to reduce their speed when approaching the fire.

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No injuries were reported to police. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. 

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