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I-90 east clear after truck fire slows morning commute

A dump truck on fire forced the right lanes of the I-90 east near Walden Avenue to close.
Credit: WGRZ

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. — A vehicle fire brought traffic on the I-90 east to a halt during the Monday morning commute.

According to Traffic Tracker 2's Dave Cash, around 7 a.m. there was a dump truck blocking the right lane just before exit 52 (Walden Avenue) exit. At 8:07 a.m. NIITEC reported that both the vehicle on fire and congestion had been cleared up.

No word yet if anyone was hurt in the fire. 

This is a developing story and we will continue to update it as we learn more information.