Tractor trailer fire shuts down part of Blue Route

MARPLE TWP., Pa. - November 27, 2011

At around 5:50 p.m., the Pennsylvania State Police and fire department were called out to the southbound lanes of Route 476 for the report of a tractor trailer fire.

The tractor trailer pulled off onto the shoulder just south of Route 3 (West Chester Pike).

The driver was able to vacate of truck.

When the police and fire department arrived the truck was fully engulfed.

State Police tell Action News the tractor trailer was hauling meat and produce

All southbound lanes were shut down until around 8:00 p.m.

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