UPDATE — Ridgefield fire police have opened Route 7 in both directions at 12:07 p.m. Wednesday, July 18.

A downed tree has closed down Route 7 between Cains Hill Road and New Road, Ridgefield police report.

The tree is across the roadway, police report.

Ridgefield fire police are re-routing traffic at the intersection of Route 7 and Cains Hill Road.

Fire police are also blocking off Fulling Mill at New Road.

Two loaders are on scene trying to remove the downed tree on Route 7.

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