Tractor trailer fire shuts down I-95 North

Photo credit: @smckee032

ATTLEBORO, Mass. (WPRI) – A tractor trailer fire kept I-95 north shut down for part of the Friday morning commute.

The fire started just after 5 a.m. Friday morning when a tractor trailer crashed just south of exit 5.

Tractor Trailer truck fire on I-95 Northbound
Tractor Trailer truck fire on I-95 Northbound shuts down traffic the morning of June 16, 2017. Photo: John Kristopik via ReportIt

Drivers on I-95 and I-295 were advised to seek alternate routes as traffic on the highway increased before the morning rush hour. Heavy delays were being experienced as far back at exit 2.

All lanes were reopened by 8 a.m. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.