Food Delivery Truck Ignites in Flames at Jersey Gardens Mall

Firefighters extinguished a raging fire that ignited a food delivery truck near a mall in Elizabeth on Thursday afternoon.

Fire officials say firefighters responded to the Jersey Gardens Mall on Kapkowski Road at approximately noon for a tractor trailer fire next to the building.

Firefighters arrived at the scene found a fully involved fire that engulfed a truck at that location according to fire officials.

Crews were able to place the fire under control in under a half hour, but a Union County Hazmat crew was called to the scene to assist in the cleanup and investigation

There were no injuries reported.

IMAGE CREDIT: Elizabeth NJ Fire Officers IAFF Local 2040