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Watch as a truck hauling thousands of pounds of fireworks catches fire on a New Jersey highway


Drivers traveling on a New Jersey highway were treated to an unexpected show on Sunday night after a truck fire ignited the vehicle’s load of fireworks.

The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. on June 26 on southbound I-287 at mile marker 15.4 near Bridgewater, New Jersey.

Transportation officials say that a trailer loaded with fireworks caught fire, causing the fireworks to ignite.

No injuries were reported.

As of Monday morning, three lanes of southbound I-287 remain closed, according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

Check out video of the eye-popping incident below.


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