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Eastbound lanes of LIE reopen after truck fire

Eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway, closed due to a midmorning truck fire Monday, were reopened just before noon, the New state Department of Transportation is reporting on its website.

The fire closed the shoulder, right and center lanes of the near Exit 40 in Jericho at about 10:30 a.m., Nassau County police said. Nassau fire officials said volunteers from the Jericho Fire Department responded to the scene of the fire.

It was not immediately clear if anyone was injured.

The NYSDOT said all lanes of the road were reopened at 11:52 a.m. Additional information was not available.

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