Ominous Photos of the Queensboro Bridge Fire

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A truck erupted in flames this morning on the lower level of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, resulting in enormous plumes of black smoke set starkly against the blue sky and water. At least twelve FDNY units were on the scene fighting the blaze just before noon. Traffic was halted in all directions except on the inbound upper level. No word yet on injuries.

The photos are striking: