UPDATE (2:20 p.m.): Truck Fire on Route 3

We're hearing scanner reports of a dump truck with its cargo on fire on Route 3.

Update 2:20 p.m.- Route 3 southbound is now open in Bedford, according to the BPD twitter page.

Update 12:33 p.m.- The truck fire occured approximately one hour ago, according to Detective Lieutenant Scott Jones of the Bedford Police Department. 

The truck was on Route 3 southbound, just south of exit 26 in Burlington, according to the BPD twitter account. State Police were on the scene. 

Route 3 was closed at exit 26 southbound, according to the BPD twitter page.

Original Post-A dump truck carrying hay had its cargo catch fire on Route 3 southbound at Route 62, according to scanner reports. 

The truck was also pulling a trailer full of hay, but the hay in the dump truck caught fire. Bedford, Billerica and Burlington Police all responded. 


Stick with Bedford Patch for updates as they become available.


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