Chicken truck fire snarls traffic on southbound Del. 1 near Dover toll plaza

DOVER  — A trailer hauling live chickens has caught fire on southbound Del. 1 just south of the Dover toll plaza.

Delaware State Police alerted motorists to expect delays. Dover Fire Department responded with assistance from Camden-Wyoming volunteers.

Volunteer firefighters work to extinguish a chicken truck fire on southbound Del. 1 Thursday. Photo courtesy of Camden-Wyoming Fire Co.

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