Crane fire in New Jersey

An All Terrain crane caught fire on Interstate 80 in Totowa, New Jersey – north west of Newark – yesterday causing long delays.

The crane a five axle Grove GMK was reported to have suffered a fire in its engine compartment, which quickly spread along the hydraulic lines. A volume of hydraulic oil is said to have been spilled and the crane fire sparked of a fire in the trees and roadside bushes.

Crane fire

The local fire departments managed to extinguish the flames and began cleaning up the spill.

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