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UPDATED: Truck Fire On Industrial Boulevard

January 6th, 2019 by WCBC Radio

11 AM UPDATE:

Emergency vehicles have cleared the scene and State Highway peersonnel are tending to the remaining traffic issues and cleanup.

INITIAL REPORT:

Cumberland Police and Fire units are on the scene of a working tractor trailer fire on eastbound Industrial Boulevard near Lab Corp and Queen City Drive.

Traffic in the area of the fire has been blocked.  In addition, Exit 43 B on Interstate 68 has been closed to all traffic. 

Motorist are requested to avoid the area, clean up is expected to take several hours.
 
Allegany County issued the alert at 6:20 AM.  The below photo is a screen capture from the Maryland Department of Transportation Traffic Cam located on the Allegany County 911 Tower.

 

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