Traffic Alert: Manure Truck Fire 195 West Bound In Upper Freehold

July 9, 2021

UPPER FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, NJ (MONMOUTH)–At 5:04 a.m. the Hope Fire Company of Allentown and Millstone Township Fire Department were dispatched to I-195 West Bound for a truck fire. Upon arrival they found a truck loaded with horse manure on fire and the load was dumped on side of road at mile marker 13.2 west bound. Firefighters used several tanker loads of water to extinguish the fire, approximately 18,000 gallons of water so far.

At of 8:00 a.m. there is a 4 mile backup on I-195 west bound according to Google Maps. It will take quite some time for the material to be removed from the side of the roadway.

No further information is available.