Garbage Truck Fire Shuts Down Part Of Route 128

WALTHAM (CBS) – A garbage truck fire briefly shut down all lanes of Route 128 north in Waltham near the Weston line late Tuesday morning.

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The truck burned in the breakdown lane and traffic was backed up for miles. The ramp from Route 30 was also closed for more than a hour for the cleanup.

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The garbage truck burned in a breakdown lane on Route 128 north. (WBZ-TV)

It’s not clear yet what caused the fire or if there are any injuries.

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All lanes of Route 128 north were shut down briefly.
(WBZ-TV)

No other information is available at this point in the investigation.

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