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DERBY, CT (WFSB) - A portion of Route 8 in Derby was closed because of a vehicle fire.

It has since reopened.

According to the Department of Transportation, the crash happened between exits 18 and 19 on the southbound side of the highway.

It was first reported around 6:40 a.m. on Tuesday.

There's no word on what caused the fire or if anyone was hurt.

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

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