Trailer fire shuts down right lane on Pike eastbound

Blaze battled near town line of Brimfield, Warren

BRIMFIELD/WARREN — A trailer fire shut down the right lane on a portion of the Massachusetts Turnpike on Friday morning.

The Massachusetts State Police reported around 8:44 a.m. that the right lane of the Mass Pike eastbound was closed near the Brimfield and Warren town lines to allow first responders to battle the blaze.

Photographs released by State Police show the fire predominantly on the right-hand side of an empty trailer, right at the wheelwell.

There were no reports on impact to traffic on the Pike or the cause of the fire.

The Citizen Chronicle will update this report as more information becomes available.


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