SELKIRK, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The righthand lane of the Thruway Northbound, just after Exit 22, was closed after a tractor-trailer burst into flames Wednesday morning, according to the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT). Officials said traffic was slowed for at least a mile behind the crash scene, for some time.

The blaze was first reported at about 5 a.m. Several fire companies were called to assist.

There is no further information available, at this time. Check NEWS10’s Traffic Tracker online for updates, and stay tuned as the road re-opens.