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Truck Ignites in Flames on NJ Turnpike in Bergen County

East Rutherford

Firefighters are on the scene of a vehicle fire on a highway in Bergen County at this time. 

According to police, fire ignited a truck on the NJ Turnpike northbound western spur near exit 16W in East Rutherford just before 5:15 a.m.

The truck managed to pull over to the side of the road and the driver reportedly escaped without injury. 


Police say the truck was carrying bakery goods and no other vehicles were involved in the incident. 

The fire caused minimal delays on the highway, according to police. 

The cause is under investigation.