Elizabeth Firefighters Extinguish Box Truck Fire Carrying Mattresses

Firefighters in Elizabeth extinguished a fire that ignited inside a truck at a location in the city on Monday afternoon.

The fully ignited truck fire happened at approximately 1:25 p.m at Dowd and North avenues, where the truck filled with mattresses caught fire according to authorities.

Crews were able to extinguish the blaze in a short amount of time, authorities said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.