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Tractor-Trailer On Fire Near I-95 Southbound Service Plaza In Darien

A tractor-trailer is on fire near the Darien Service Plaza on southbound I-95.
A tractor-trailer is on fire near the Darien Service Plaza on southbound I-95. Photo Credit: Connecticut Department of Transportation

Update: DARIEN, Conn. -- A tractor-trailer was on fire on the right shoulder of southbound Interstate 95 near the Darien service plaza at about 10:40 a.m. Wednesday, the Connecticut Department of Transportation reported.

The fire was between Exits 10 and 9 near the Stamford border. The right lane was closed to put out the fire and clear the scene. The fire was reported at 10:38 a.m.

The DOT said the scene had been cleared by about noon, but traffic was still congested in the area in both directions.