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Tractor trailer fire on Thruway slows down traffic

A massive tractor-trailer fire was reported on the NYS Thruway between Utica and Westmoreland Friday night.

Posted: Jan 10, 2020 11:07 PM
Updated: Jan 11, 2020 12:34 PM

WESTMORELAND N.Y.- A massive tractor trailer fire slowed traffic on the New York State Thruway Friday night.

The initial call came into Oneida County 911 just after 9:00 p.m.

The fire was reported to be in the westbound lanes at milemarker 239, between Exit 31 (Utica) and Exit 32 (Westmoreland).

These pictures were sent to NewsChannel 2 by viewer Joann Miller.

At this time there is no word on any injuries.

NewsChannel 2 has reached out to State Police and the Westmoreland Fire Department for more information, and we are waiting to hear back.

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