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Tractor-trailer destroyed by fire on Thruway (video)

A tractor-trailer fire caused the temporary closure of the Thruway between exits 39 and 40, according to transportation officials.

Emergency crews responded to the scene around 4 p.m. It took until about 5:30 p.m. for the scene to be cleared.



The tractor-trailer suffered extensive damage as result of the fire.

Normal traffic flow was restored by 6:30 p.m., according to first responders.

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