SOMERSET, NJ - At approximately 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon, a silver sedan caught fire on Easton Avenue near the Bottle Republic.

It is unknown at this time if anyone was injured. Area firefighters responded to the scene to extinguish the blaze according to eyewitnesses. 

Traffic was backed up on Cedar Grove Lane and Easton Avenue according to eyewitnesses in the area. 

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Earlier in the day the township issued the following Nixel Alert regarding in incident:

Avoid the area of JFK  Blvd and Hamilton Street while officers investigate a motor vehicle crash. There is also a signal down in the area.  


Editor's note: This story will be updated as soon as more information becomes available. 

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