Trash truck fire shuts down Rt. 495

October 7, 2008 5:38:54 AM PDT
A trash truck fire caused a huge back up in Newport, Delaware this morning. The truck dumped its fiery load on the side of Route 495 northbound near I-95 around 6:45.

So far, there are no reports of injuries.

Traffic was snarled in both directions as officials worked to extinguish the fire.

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