Box truck fire slows traffic on Route 18 in East Brunswick

A box truck fire in a parking lot off Route 18 in East Brunswick caused a traffic slowdown on Monday.
East Brunswick police say that the truck was in the parking lot of 252 Route 18 and was found to be carrying flammable liquids. The fire also damaged utility pole and high-tension wires.
PSEG crews had to come to the scene to turn off the power before firefighters could put out the blaze.
The Middlesex County Hazmat team also came to the scene to prevent the fuel and flammable liquid from entering the storm drain.
No injuries were reported