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Truck Hauling Live Chickens Caught Fire On Route 1

Dover – A big rig hauling live chickens causing delays on Route 1.  The trailer filled live chickens caught fire on SR1 southbound just south of the Dover toll plaza, according to State Police.

Police are advising the public to expect delays as the scene is cleared.

Image Credits: DSP

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