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Flaming Tractor-trailer Causes Traffic On 495

Tractor-trailer fire Tuesday, Oct. 20
Tractor-trailer fire Tuesday, Oct. 20 Photo Credit: Berlin MA PD

A trash tractor-trailer has caught on fire and is causing a traffic jam on Route 495.

At around 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, Berlin Police responded to a report of a truck accident on 495 North, between exits 26 and 27.

Bolton Fire and Emergency Services have responded as well as Berlin firefighter.

Police are asking people to seek alternate routes “as this will greatly affect the morning commute,” police said.

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