Tractor-trailer fire disrupts morning commute on eastbound Sunrise Highway

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A section of the Sunrise Highway was closed for hours this morning near exit 56 and Station Road due to a tractor-trailer fire.

Police confirmed that the back of the tractor-trailer caught fire shortly after getting a flat tire around 5:30 a.m.

Officials say that when officers arrived, they found the vehicle fully engulfed and debris on the highway. The Bellport Fire Department responded to the scene.

No one was injured.

 

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