Vehicles catch fire aboard car carrier

May 11, 2011 6:49:45 PM PDT
Gloucester County fire crews were called to cool some hot cars Wednesday evening.

Officials say an SUV and a pickup truck ignited while on the rear of a car carrier.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire, but not before the two vehicles were destroyed.

The incident took place on the New Jersey Turnpike near exit 2 shortly after 6:30 p.m.

There is no word on a cause for the fire.