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Garbage truck fire closes Mass. Pike connector in Boston

A garbage truck fire in the Mass. Pike connector tunnel in Boston shortly before 1 p.m. Monday shut down traffic in both directions, state police tweeted.

Westbound traffic reopened around 1:30 p.m., and eastbound lanes fully reopened at about 4:10 p.m., according to the state Department of Transportation.

No injuries were reported, the fire department said on Twitter.

The department also tweeted several photos from the scene: