Thursday shortly after 4 pm calls came in for a reported truck on fire on Route 80 West at mile marker 24.6 on the shoulder. Chiefs 2 and 3 arrived and reported a pickup truck with a flatbed 5th wheel trailer attached fully involved, Engine 59 arrived and stretched there front bumper line on the fire. The fire was confined to the truck with minor extension to the trailer. Rescue 55 was assigned to dike a storm drain and put down speedy dry and Haz-Mat pads to absorb the oil from the truck. There were no injuries and the fire was investigated by the New Jersey State Police the highway was reopened within a half hour.
Sunday August 9th around 3:30 in the morning NJ State Police reported a truck on fire on Interstate 80 East at mile marker 25. The Mount Olive Police dispatched the Budd Lake Fire Department to respond Chief’s 51 and 52 arrived and reported a trailer fully involved, the driver disconnected his tractor from the trailer … Read more