Trash Truck Fire, Traffic Slowed on I-270 Southbound in Gaithersburg (PHOTOS)

A trash truck fire is snarling traffic along the southbound lanes of I-270 just north of I-370 in Gaithersburg.

Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said firefighters have applied foam to the fire but the trash load is now in the highway.

Commuters are advised to expect delays and to seek an alternate route.


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