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Tractor-trailer cab catches fire in Mount Olive Township

MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A tractor-trailer cab caught fire in Mount Olive Township on Sunday night.

The fire was reported on May 10, at 11:35 p.m., at the New York Folding Box Company, located at
20 Continental Drive, police said.

When police arrived on scene, the officer observed the fire to be contained to an unoccupied tractor-trailer cab of a car carrier, which was parked inside the locked and gated facility, police said.

The fire was extinguished within fifteen minutes and the Morris County Haz-Mat Team responded to the scene due to a large diesel fuel leak from the fire.

There were no injuries.

The owner of the company, the owner of the tractor-trailer and a witness are assisting with the investigation, police said.

Anyone with information on the fire is encouraged to contact Mount Township Police Detective Sergeant Annecchiarico at 973-691-0850.


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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