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Fire in truck carrying cardboard closes part of I-93 tunnel

A fire in a tractor trailer carrying cardboard in the Interstate 93 tunnel bottlenecked traffic for holiday travelers heading southbound this morning, State Police and Boston fire officials said.

The truck stopped in the area of Exit 23 at around 11:30 a.m. The tunnel was closed to traffic all lanes have since been reopened, fire officials said.

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