Lawrence Township

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Truck Vs Train Bridge


On April 1st, Company 5 was alerted for a vehicle accident on River Road near Highlevel Rd. Initial reports indicated a tractor trailer had struck a train bridge. Upon arrival crews found a single tractor trailer had attempted to travel under a train bridge with a height restriction. Crew found the cargo contained hazardous material and had spilled resulting in a hazmat incident. Rescue and Engine 5 set up fluid mitigation and a roadway restriction. Crews operated on scene for over 5 hours.