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No injuries after tractor-trailer fire on Route 46 in Warren County

KNOWLTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – No injuries were reported after a tractor-trailer caught fire Friday morning on Route 46 in Warren County, according to New Jersey State Police Trooper Brandi Slota.

The fire broke out at around 12:59 a.m. on Route 46 westbound at the Interstate 80 eastbound entrance in Knowlton Township, Slota said.

A preliminary police investigation revealed that a tractor-trailer, driven by a 21-year-old man from Laurel, MS, was traveling westbound on Route 46 when the trailer experienced a malfunction and began to catch fire, Slota said.

No injuries were reported, Slota said.


Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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