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08/16/2013 11:51 am ET Updated Aug 16, 2013

Queensboro Bridge Fire: Truck Catches Flames, Causes Massive Traffic Delays (PHOTO)

A truck reportedly caught fire while crossing the Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge Friday around 11 a.m., PIX11 reports, delaying traffic. At about 12:30 p.m., firefighters extinguished the flames.

UPDATE: New reports say there was nothing to indicate the truck exploded:

A large, black plume of smoke could be seen billowing up from the bridge, which connects Manhattan and Queens.

queensboro bridge fire

The lower level of the bridge was closed off, snarling traffic.

This is a developing story...

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