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Heavy Traffic Following Truck Fire in Route 128 in Weston, Massachusetts

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    Sky Ranger Over Garbage Truck Fire on Route 128

    Sky Ranger over a garbage truck fire on Route 128 northbound that temporarily shut down traffic in all lanes.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017)

    State Police have reopened some lanes on Route 128 northbound in Weston after responding to a garbage truck that caught fire in the breakdown lane. 

    The fire broke out in the Waltham-Weston line just south of the Mass. Pike around 11am on Tuesday. 

    Police briefly shut down all lanes as fire crews worked to put out the fire. The ramp from Route 30 to Route 128 was closed, but has since reopened.

    Expect heavily delays due to backed up traffic. 

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