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.
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.
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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