Truck Fire On New Jersey Turnpike

August 10, 2022

CRANBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Around 8:56 p.m. Hightstown and Cranbury Fire Departments were dispatched to the New Jersey Turnpike for a truck fire. The fire was reported in the area of mile post 69 in the outer roadway. Fire arriving firefighters reported that the truck was well involved in fire. Additional water tankers were called to the scene including one from Monroe Township Fire Department. Firefighters remained on scene for an extended time to mop up hot spots and overhaul. The fire is currently creating a two mile traffic delay in the north bound direction starting prior to Exit 8. The inner roadway is closed for construction and the fire is on the outer roadway and down to two lanes in the area of the fire. New Jersey State Police is directing traffic in the area and investigating.






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