Drivers in the Hudson Valley faced delays when a tractor-trailer caught fire on I-87 in the region.

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Photos: Tractor-Trailer Fire Causes Delays on New York State Thruway

On Friday just before 2 p.m., motorists heading north on the New York State Thruway faced delays after a tractor-trailer caught fire in Orange County.

The Woodbury Fire Department and Cornwall firefighters from Highland Engine Company #1 responded to the fire.

The tractor-trailer caught fire on I-87 around mile marker 49.1 near Woodbury.

Firefighters quickly put out the flames.

The cause of the fire is unclear but many believe the driver heated his brakes.

No injuries were reported.

"Tractor trailer fire NYS Thruway northbound M/M 49.1. Thank you to the Cornwall Fire Department ( Highland Engine Company #1 ) for the mutual aid!," the Woodbury Fire Department stated.

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