Vehicle fire snarls I-95 North near Del. line

Interstate 95 northbound just south of the Chichester exit is closed as police investigate a pickup truck that burst into flames around 5:45 this morning. (Clem Murray / Staff Photographer)

Inquirer staff writer Peter Mucha reports:

About 5:45 this morning, a pickup truck became engulfed in flames on northbound I-95 in Lower Chichester, near the Delaware state line.

A report of a fatality, and possible exploding ammunition, could not be confirmed by phone calls to local or state police.

All lanes were blocked for more than an hour, as traffic was routed through the nearby Pennsylvania Welcome Center.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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