Traffic on Route 42 in Gloucester Township was delayed Monday afternoon after a truck caught fire.

The truck fire happened in the southbound lanes near Exit 10A for Blackwood, which dumps onto the Black Horse Pike.

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Authorities closed the right lane and shoulder of Route 42 in that area, causing a small backup, Patch.com reports.

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By 2 p.m. the incident was cleared and the freeway reopened. No details were available about what caused the vehicle to catch fire. Thankfully, there are no reports of anyone in the emblazoned truck or any other motorists being injured.

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