Update 3:15 p.m.: Thruway Reopens After Truck Fire
SHERIDAN (AP) – Authorities say the Thruway in New York’s southwestern corner has reopened after being shut down by a tractor-trailer fire.
Troopers say the fire was reported around 8:45 a.m. Monday on the eastbound side of Interstate 90 in Sheridan.
A 12-mile stretch was closed between Exit 59 at Dunkirk and 58 at Silver Creek until 11:15 a.m., when the left lane has reopened. Transportation officials say the right reopened at about 2:45 p.m.
Troopers say the truck was hauling food.
No injuries are reported. The cause of the fire isn’t known yet.