Possible tractor-trailer fire on Thruway in East Pembroke
Submitted by Alecia Kaus on December 12, 2013 - 3:08pm
The East Pembroke Fire Department has been dispatched to mile post marker 397.2 westbound on the New York State Thruway for a possible fire in the engine compartment of a tractor-trailer.
Call into 9-1-1 reports heavy smoke coming from the engine area.
The truck is described as having an open flatbed trailer with contents on the flatbed.
UPDATE 2:06 p.m.: East Pembroke fire on scene and there is no smoke showing.
UPDATE 2:10 p.m.: East Pembroke Fire Department reports a blown motor and the tractor-trailer will need a tow. The occupants will remain in the cab. East Pembroke assignment will go back into service. State Police are now on location.