WESTBORO, MASS. (WHDH) - A tractor-trailer fire temporarily shut down a stretch of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Westboro Friday afternoon, crews said.

Emergency crews responding to the westbound side of the highway near mile marker 99 found flames shooting from the front of the truck and thick smoke billowing into the air, according to a post on the Westboro Fire Department’s Twitter page.

Officials are investigating the cause of the fire.

There was no immediate word regarding injuries.

No additional details were available.


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