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Truck catches on fire on Parkway West

PITTSBURGH — Traffic was backed up on the Parkway West after a truck caught on fire on Sunday.

Channel 11 saw a black Ram pickup truck that was towing a large trailer on fire.

Smoke was pouring out of the vehicle’s hood and flames could be seen under its front.

The incident occurred on I-376 Westbound just after the Parkway Center Exit and before the Green Tree Exit.

State Police say the truck was the only vehicle damaged. It has been towed off the roadway.

Crews closed all lanes while they responded but PennDOT says the lanes have reopened.

It is unclear if there were any injuries at this time.

The road is being cleaned and re-salted.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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