A driver bailed out before his tractor went up in flames Tuesday afternoon on Route 287, responders said.
Local police and then firefighters found the trailer-less rig fully involved at mile marker 65.3 on the highway's southbound side in Mahwah shortly after 3:30 p.m. Nov. 29.
Mahwah's finest quickly doused the flames.
New Jersey State Police are investigating.
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