STONEHAM (CBS) – A truck fire briefly shut down all lanes of Route 128 on the Stoneham-Reading town line Friday morning.

Smoke could be seen billowing from a truck in a photograph shared by Dustin Fitch of the Massachusetts State Police around 9:15 a.m.

Flames shoot out of a truck that caught fire on the Stoneham-Reading town line. (Image Credit: @MattMagoon/Twitter)

Flames shoot out of a truck that caught fire on the Stoneham-Reading town line. (Image Credit: @MattMagoon/Twitter)

Due to the fire on Route 128/Interstate 95 South just prior to Interstate 93 in Stoneham, all lanes of the road were temporarily shut down.

At about 9:25 a.m. the left lane on the southbound side was reopened and the ramp from I-95 South to I-95 North soon after.

Firefighters put out the flames, but traffic was backed up as a result. (Bernice Corpuz/WBZ)

Firefighters put out the flames, but traffic was backed up as a result. (Bernice Corpuz/WBZ)

State police said traffic was backed up for about five miles as a result of the fire.

All lanes were opened to traffic at about 10 a.m.

No further details on the truck fire are currently available.

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