I-91 North shutdown after tractor-trailer catches fire in Glover

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GLOVER — A tractor-trailer fire caused a section of I-91 North to be shutdown this afternoon.

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At around 1:00 p.m. rescue crews were dispatched to the fire in the vicinity of mile-marker 153 on I-91 North in the town of Glover.

When police arrived they say the truck was in the roadway, on fire.

The driver, identified as Barry Provoncha, 48, of Derby, was seen by Barton Ambulance but refused treatment.

The northbound lanes of the interstate are currently closed between exits 24 in Lyndon and 25 in Barton.

Vehicles are having to exit the interstate at exit 24 and use the detour along Route 5 while the roadway is cleared.

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