Tractor trailer fire shuts down part of Blue Route

November 27, 2011 5:54:30 PM PST
A tractor trailer fire shut down southbound lanes of the Blue Route for a few hours Sunday night.

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.