A section of Interstate 84 stretching from Southbury to Newtown is closed because of a vehicle fire, the state Department of Transportation is reporting.
The highway was closed between exits 14 and 11 on the westbound side as of 6:30 p.m Sunday night.
The DOT lists the estimated length of the closure as “unknown.” That’s usually a bad sign.
We’ll let you know when it’s reopened.
Update (6:51 p.m.): Police say the highway should be open shortly.
Update 2 (7:48 p.m.): The highway is open.