Tewksbury Compost Fire Sends Smoky Haze Over I-93

TEWKSBURY (CBS) – A fire in a compost pile caught commuters’ attention Thursday morning in the Tewksbury, North Reading and Wilmington areas.

A thick smoky haze hung over I-93 during the morning commute while firefighters battled the stubborn fire.

Tewksbury Fire

Tewksbury Fire

Officials say the source of the smoke was a fire in a commercial compost pile in Tewksbury.

There were no injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.



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