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Truck fire shuts down traffic on Weston Road

Published 1:55 pm, Friday, March 14, 2014

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  • Firefighters extinguish a fire that erupted in the engine compartment of a pickup truck Friday morning on Weston Road. Photo: Contributed Photo / Westport News
    Firefighters extinguish a fire that erupted in the engine compartment of a pickup truck Friday morning on Weston Road. Photo: Contributed Photo

 

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Weston Road was closed to traffic this morning as firefighters extinguished a fire that erupted in a pickup truck's engine compartment.

The compartment was fully involved in flames when firefighters arrived on the scene shortly after 11:30 a.m.

Police closed down the roadway in the area of Weston and Ford roads for about one-half hour while the fire was doused.

There were no injuries to the driver or firefighters, according to a report from Assistant Fire Chief Larry Conklin. The last Fire Department unit cleared the scene at 12:14 p.m.