Truck Fire Lights Up The Sky

Smoke filled the night sky as the FDNY arrived on the scene combat the truck fire.
Photo courtesy of Fernando Justiniano

A truck fire on the Bruckner Expressway caused traffic delays during the Labor Day Weekend.

According to a FDNY spokesman, a truck erupted into a fireball on Saturday, September 3 at 4:56 a.m. on the Bruckner Expressway and Pelham Parkway.

Police shut down the northbound lane as seven FDNY units and over 30 firefighters responded to the scene at 5:02 a.m.

The lane reopened for traffic at 8 a.m. after the FDNY extinguished the blaze.

No injuries were reported and the cause has been determined as automotive related.

The FDNY worked diligently to gain control over the truck blaze.
Photo courtesy of Fernando Justiniano

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