Contact Us

Explosion Closes Section Of I-295

A truck explosion on Interstate 295 in Burlington County closed a section of the highway in the southbound direction and injured several firefighters.

View of I-295 truck fire
View of I-295 truck fire in Mansfield (WPVI TV)

Lanes are open in each direction but the afternoon ride home will be slow through the area as cleanup continues.

The explosion came during a truck fire near milepost 52 in Mansfield around 1:30PM according to WPVI TV. New Jersey State Police tell KYW TV pressure from the flames blew the doors open in back of the truck.

TRAFFIC: New Jersey Fast Traffic

 

A report from the scene via @PhillyFireNews on Twitter says 7 firefighters were injured, one seriously,  in the explosion. The most seriously injured firefighter, from Florence Township, was flown to Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton by helicopter. Others were treated and released.

 


View Interstate 295 Truck Fire in a larger map

More from SoJO 104.9

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://sojo1049.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on SoJO 104.9 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on SoJO 104.9 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!