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Jacqui Wilson of Australia runs to rescue truck driver Dale Miller, whose pants were on fire after his truck exploded in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike on Wednesday, Aug. 12. (Credit: CBS2)

Australian Visitors Jump In To Rescue Truck Driver In NJ Turnpike Explosion

A pair of Australians visiting New Jersey this week raced to the rescue of a truck driver who was on fire.


The northbound New Jersey Turnpike was shut down in East Brunswick on Wednesday, Aug. 12 due to a truck fire. (Credit: aoie crln, via Twitter)

Truck Explodes In NJ Turnpike Crash, Snags Road For Miles In East Brunswick

Two semi-trailer trucks erupted in a massive fire following a crash on the northbound New Jersey Turnpike in East Brunswick Township Wednesday evening, forcing authorities to shut down all northbound lanes.


A pickup truck caught fire on the Driscoll Bridge on the Garden State Parkway on Wednesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: CBS2)

Pickup Truck Fire On Driscoll Bridge Snags Garden State Parkway

Traffic was snagged on the Driscoll Bridge on the Garden State Parkway Wednesday afternoon, after a pickup truck caught fire and sent flaming trails of fuel down the side of the roadway.


An overturned truck caused major delays on I-80 in New Jersey on Monday, June 30. (Credit: CBS 2)

Truck Fire, Accident Cause Major Delays On I-80 In New Jersey

Motorists on westbound Interstate 80 through New Jersey were seeing major delays during the Monday afternoon rush, due to two separate incidents involving trucks.


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Truck Flips Over, Bursts Into Flames On Long Island

A tractor-trailer flipped over and burst into flames on Long Island late Tuesday, in an accident that may have caused property damage.


The wreckage of a truck can be seen as firefighters battle a blaze on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Aug. 16, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

DOT: Repairs Continue On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Following Truck Fire

The Queens-bound right lane on the upper level of the bridge has been closed since a 40-foot tractor-trailer carrying wooden, plastic and metal clothes hangers burst into flames last month.


Scene of a truck fire on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on August, 16, 2013 (credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Normal Traffic Flow Restored On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge After Fire

Part of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge remained closed Saturday, a day after a truck caught fire.


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Truck Fire Shuts Down Much Of Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge For Hours

Much of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge was closed for hours Sunday night, after a truck caught fire.


The remains of a tanker after an explosion that destroyed a gas station - Pelham Manor, NY - Oct 7, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Fire Destroys Gas Station In Pelham Manor

Firefighters needed the assistance of three neighboring departments, including the FDNY, to get the roaring blaze under control.