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Firefighters battle early morning tractor trailer fire on Gowanus Expressway

Firefighters were able to get it under control around 3 a.m. but it caused multiple road closures, including all Eastbound lanes of the expressway at Hamilton Avenue.

News 12 Staff

Jul 11, 2021, 11:46 AM

Updated 1,077 days ago

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Firefighters battled a tractor trailer fire on the Gowanus Expressway early Sunday morning.
Citizen App video captured the flames and huge column of smoke coming from the tractor.
Firefighters were able to get it under control around 3 a.m. but it caused multiple road closures, including all Eastbound lanes of the expressway at Hamilton Avenue.
There is no word yet on what caused the fire.


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