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Tractor Trailer Fire Snarls Traffic On New Jersey Interstate

Gibbstown tractor trailer fire (credit: CBS)

GIBBSTOWN, N.J. (CBS) — A tractor trailer fire snarled traffic along I-295 in Gibbstown, New Jersey Thursday morning.

The tractor trailer carrying tomatoes caught fire at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. All lanes were blocked were firefighters worked to put out the flames.

One lane was reopened once the fire was extinguished. The scene was cleared at 5:35 a.m. and all lanes were reopened.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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