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Allamuchy Extinguishes I-80 Vehicle Fire

By JAMES BESSEMER, Correspondent | July 20, 2021 | NEW JERSEY

Story No. 072621115

ALLAMUCHY, NJ - At approximately 6:00 P.M. on July 20th, the Allamuchy Fire Department was requested to Interstate 80 eastbound, near Mile Marker 18.0, for a possible vehicle fire. Engine 91-61 went responding within minutes, and on the arrival of 91-60, a confirmed working vehicle fire had been located. 91-61 arrived shortly after, and crews extinguished the fire. Tanker 91-71 arrived after 91-61 to provide additional water if needed, and Heavy Rescue 91-75 assisted by provided a traffic block and scene support. All units were clear approximately one hour later.

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