Snowplow suffers mechanical issues, bursts into flames in Franklin Borough
A snowplow suffering some type of mechanical issue burst into flames in Franklin Borough Tuesday evening.
Franklin Borough police say it happened around 8:40 p.m. while the plow was salting Buckwheat Road. The plow was badly damaged but the driver was not hurt.
It was not immediately known what caused the mechanical issue.
Snow had been falling in Sussex County Tuesday evening.
A winter weather advisory had been issued for the area.