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Truck Fire Slows Traffic on Interstate

TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — A truck fire had part of a highway shut down in Monroe County. It happened around 9:30 a.m. Monday in the westbound lanes of Inters...
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TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP -- A truck fire had part of a highway shut down in Monroe County.

It happened around 9:30 a.m. Monday in the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 near mile marker291. That's between the I-380 exit and the Blakeslee exit. Westbound lanes were closed in the area of the fire.

The burned rig was cleared from the area by 2 p.m., according to PennDOT.

There is no word on injuries or the cause of the truck fire.

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