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I-87 Tractor-Trailer Fire Extinguished, But Heavy Delays Stretch Back Miles

A photo posted by Twitter user @fahy_yusmtrix of the truck fire.
A photo posted by Twitter user @fahy_yusmtrix of the truck fire. Photo Credit: Twitter user @fahy_yusmtrix
A look at conditions Friday afternoon at the I-87/I-287 split in Tarrytown.
A look at conditions Friday afternoon at the I-87/I-287 split in Tarrytown. Photo Credit: TrafficLand/NYSTA

This story has been updated.

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- A tractor-trailer fire on southbound I-87 near the I-287 intersection in Tarrytown that has been extinguished but heavy delays still stretch miles back on I-287  Friday afternoon.

The fire, reported at 2:30 p.m., was fully engulfed and led to the closure of that stretch of the highway. It has now been extinguished and all lanes have reopened.

Smoke from the fire could be seen miles in both directions.

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