Firefighters Extinguish Tractor Trailer Fire at Elizabeth Port

Firefighters extinguished a fully engulfed tractor trailer this afternoon at Elizabeth port.

According to officials, crews responded to the Maher Terminal at approximately 11:20 a.m. for a report of a fire.

Firefighters arrived to a fully engulfed tractor trailer, operated by a 41-year-old man officials said.

The man was able to escape the blaze but was evaluated for possible smoke inhalation.

The fire was placed under control and contained without causing impact the port or terminal operations.

The tractor trailer reportedly only contained scrap metal.