Truck Fire Causes Closures in Mass. Pike Connector Tunnel

The Massachusetts Turnpike was closed in Boston after a truck caught fire.

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The fire caused both lanes to close for a short time.
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A trash truck caught fire inside the Mass. Pike Connector Tunnel on Monday afternoon.
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Boston Fire Department firefighters quickly responded to extinguish the fire.
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The fire caused both lanes to close for a short time.
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After some time, the westbound lane re-opened.
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Firefighters worked to open up the back of the truck.
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And then started flooding the back to extinguish the fire.
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Firefighters were able to knock down the heavy fire.
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