The fire happened just before 5 p.m. near Newark Airport, and smoke could be seen for miles.
Here's a look at the crash scene:
And this is what the smoke looked like from a distance:
From here it certainly looks like the Budweiser brewery next to Newark airport is on fire pic.twitter.com/HEocA1tqdO— David Fine (@davidfine) September 21, 2015
The cab of the truck appears to be destroyed, as viewed by NewsCopter 7.
Firefighters put out the fire a short time later, but the roadway remains closed.
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