NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An NYPD truck caught fire in Columbus Circle Thursday morning. Crazy truck fire by my office in #ColumbusCircle #nyc pic.twitter.com/obPA6Oyc3j — Jason Hamlin (@jhamlinofficial) March 15, 2018 Police barrier truck on Fire Columbus Circle pic.twitter.com/Jf9jiCOyou — Brion Bonkowski (@bonkingmad) March 15, 2018 The truck was dropping off barricades for Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Due to a vehicle fire, expect extensive traffic delays and emergency personnel in the area of 8th Avenue and Columbus Circle in Manhattan. Consider alternate routes and allow for additional travel time. Multilingual & ASL link: https://t.co/KVVnlbeL5T — NYCEM – Notify NYC (@NotifyNYC) March 15, 2018 There were no injuries. The fire caused traffic disruptions in the area. Click here to check current conditions. Video of NYPD truck on fire outside of Columbus Circle: pic.twitter.com/S390Y4509P — peter gaffney (@PGAFFII) March 15, 2018 The NYPD says the fire was caused by a mechanical issue.
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Police Truck Catches Fire In Columbus Circle