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      Truck fire causes major traffic delays

      Jan Goodland-Metz

      A fire on a tractor trailer caused a massive traffic jam on Interstate 95 in nearby Connecticut Friday.

      The truck was carrying 80,000 pounds of frozen crab legs when it caught fire on I-95 southbound in Old Lyme just after 4:30 a.m.

      A gas tank on the truck ruptured and fuel spilled onto the highway. All of the southbound lanes were closed for hours, though the highway has now re-opened.

      No one was reported injured.

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