7-24-05 - East Rutherford 3rd Alarm - NJ Turnpike Exit 16W At approximately 820am on Sunday July 24th, 2005 The East Rutherford Fire Department was requested to the NJ Turnpike, Interchange 16-W ramp for an overturned tanker truck on fire. Companies arrived to find the operator self extricated with serious non-life threatening injuries laying in nearby grass. Due to bad water sources in the area, companies were only able to contain the fire and awaited the Port Authority Police Department's Airport Crash Truck from Newark Liberty Airport to arrive for actual suppression. There were other injuries reported and prolonged haz-mat clean up ensued after the fire was extinguished.
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