tractor trailer fire in Guilford

A tractor trailer fire snarled traffic on I-95 north on the Guilford-Madison line the morning of March 12.

GUILFORD, CT (WFSB) - Interstate 95 north was closed on the Guilford-Madison line because of a tractor trailer fire.

The state Department of Transportation said the fire happened between exits 59 and 61 on Friday.

Though briefly completely closed, one lane of traffic was reportedly getting by as of 7 a.m. By 8 a.m. both lanes were back open.

The fire was first reported around 6:20 a.m. 

The truck had been carrying garbage.

There's no word on injuries or what caused the fire.

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

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