MERIDEN, CT (WFSB) - Interstate 91 southbound in Meriden was closed because of a tractor trailer fire.

According to the Department of Transportation, the closure was at exit 27.

It has since reopened.

Beforehand, state police said traffic was diverted onto Route 15 south.

The fire was reported just before 8:20 a.m. on Monday.

There's no word on a cause or injuries.

For real-time traffic updates, check the Channel 3 traffic map here.

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