Truck catches fire on Route 287 in Edison

A truck engine fire stalled the morning commute along Route 287.

Truck catches fire on Route 287 in Edison

Truck catches fire on Route 287 in Edison

EDISON - A truck engine fire stalled the morning commute along Route 287.

State police say the incident happened at around 6:45 a.m. Friday in the northbound lanes near exit 1 in Edison.

The fire caused approximately 150 gallons of diesel fuel to spill out onto the roadway, according to state police. Middlesex Haz-mat crews responded and contained the spill.

Police say the roadway was reopened just after 8 a.m.

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