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Tractor-trailer truck catches fire on Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

An 18-wheel tractor-trailer truck caught fire on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Monday morning, causing traffic delays.

fdny Credit: Metro file photo

An 18-wheel tractor-trailer truck caught fire on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Monday morning, causing traffic delays.

Firefighters responded to the scene of the fire on the Manhattan-bound, lower level around 9:45 a.m., containing the flames within a half-hour.

The fire was confined to the cab of the truck. The fire has not been deemed suspicious and is being routinely investigated.

The bridge completely reopened within a few hours.

No injuries were reported.

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