JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A garbage truck caught fire Friday afternoon on I-95, sending clouds of dark smoke billowing into the air.
The driver of the the truck was not injured.
A News4Jax crew was behind the truck headed north on I-95 when flames and smoke were seen pouring out of it shortly before 1 p.m.
The driver pulled over between the exits for Emerson Street and University Boulevard, and all lanes of I-95 north were blocked for about 30 minutes as firefighters worked to douse the flames.
The back tires of the truck also caught fire.
The far left lane of I-95 reopened about 1:30 p.m.