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Connecticut food truck, trailer are 'beyond repair' after overnight fire, restaurant says

The food truck and trailer sustained major damage, with just the metal framings somewhat intact.
Credit: City of Middletown Professional Firefighters Local 1073

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — A food truck and trailer of a local Connecticut business are "beyond repair" after the two vehicles were on fire overnight Tuesday.

Middletown firefighters responded to the 100 block of Johnson Street where responders found a food truck and trailer engulfed in flames against a building.

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The fire was quickly put out, firefighters said. The building saw a little damage on the outside. There were no injuries.

The food truck and trailer, however, sustained major damage, with just the metal framings somewhat intact.

Credit: The Whey Station

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The Whey Station posted on social media, saying that their truck and trailer are both "beyond repair." 

"[Firefighters] worked fast to put out the flames and appreciate their hard work but unfortunately it was too late," the business said on Facebook.

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Serving up grilled cheese and local eats for over 10 years, The Whey Station said that this fire will not put a permanent end to them.

"Not sure about the coming days but The Whey Station will be back at it will only be a matter of time," The Whey Station said.

The Fire Marshals Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

Leah Myers is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. She can be reached at lmyers@fox61.com


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