Part Of I-84 West In Tolland Blocked During Rush Hour After Yogurt Truck Fire

Matt Dwyer
October 16, 2018 - 5:52 am

A truck carrying yogurt caught fire on I-84 in Tolland. Photo courtesy of Tolland Alert.


(WTIC-AM) -- One or two lanes of I-84 in Tolland could be closed through the morning rush hour today, after an overnight truck fire. 

A tractor trailer carrying yogurt caught fire about midnight.  

It burned between exit 69 and exit 68.  

The highway was closed Westbound for part of the overnight.  

The truck was destroyed.  

It is being removed in pieces.  

The front of the vehicle was reduced to charred wreckage, with wheels on the bottom.  

Two lanes of the highway were covered with yogurt.  

A loader was brought in to clear the soft dairy product.  

There were no injuries, according to a dispatcher.  No other vehicles were involved in the incident.