VIDEO: Tractor-Trailer Catches Fire On Route 17 In Paramus

PARAMUS, N.J. -- A tractor-trailer hauling logs caught fire Wednesday afternoon on southbound Route 17 in Paramus.

Traffic slowed but was moving. Photo Credit: DAILY VOICE video

The brake fire ignited shortly before 3 p.m. in front of Home Goods -- between Ridgewood Avenue and A&S Drive -- and was compounded a short time later by a vehicle that had broken down in the fast lane, Police Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg told Daily Voice.

No one was injured, Ehrenberg said.

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