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Troopers give update on fire that shuts down part of NYS Thruway west of Victor

New York State Police have provided an update on the tractor-trailer fire that shut down a portion of the Thruway between exits 45 and 46 during the early-morning hours.

According to a news release, state police responded with other first responders to a reported tractor-trailer fire.


All eastbound lanes were blocked from the time the incident was reported- around 3:10 a.m.- until the scene was cleared.

Troopers say it took about two hours for that to happen. As of an update a few hours after, the right lane remained closed for cleanup and traffic was generally slow around the scene.

State police say there were no injuries and the investigation remains active.



Original Report: Tractor-trailer fire shuts down eastbound lanes of NYS Thruway west of Victor exit

If you were traveling east on the Thruway between exits 46 and 45 during the early-morning hours on Wednesday then you probably ran into some delays.

A tractor-trailer fire was reported between the Henrietta and Victor exits.


The address of the incident was near Mile Marker 356, which is in the town of Pittsford.

The Henrietta Fire Department posted an update to Twitter around 4 a.m. noting that the Thruway was closed due to the fire.

No other information was immediately available.



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