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Huge Vehicle Fire on I-84 in Conn.

Firefighters Battle Huge Truck Fire on I-84

(Published Friday, May 20, 2016)

A truck carrying dry noodles caught on fire on Interstate 84 East in Manchester on Friday morning and caused major delays.

The truck was on fire near between exits 63 and 62.

Officials from the state Department of Transportation said the tractor part of the vehicle is completely gone and firefighters had to get more water to bring in. 

Drivers have been getting by in the high-occupancy vehicle lane and a lane or two could be closed for hours, according to DOT.

I-84 is now clear.