Tractor trailer fire shut down Pike near N.Y. line

Slowed traffic just past Exit 1 in West Stockbridge

WEST STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. (WWLP) – A tractor trailer fire briefly closed the westbound side of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Berkshire County overnight.

State Police Sgt. Kim Harrison told 22News that the fire took place at around 4:15 A.M. near the 6.6 mile marker on the Mass Pike westbound, not far from Exit 1 in West Stockbridge.

Both lanes of the westbound side were closed for a time, but one lane is now open.

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