Truck carrying pineapples catches fire on Pa. Turnpike in Berks County

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Truck carrying pineapples catches fire on Pa. Turnpike in Berks County. Monica Malpass reports during Action News at 5:30 p.m. on February 13, 2019.

A truck carrying pineapples that caught on fire is causing a traffic mess in Berks County.

The incident happened around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the westbound lanes just west of the Morgantown Interchange in Caernarvon Township.

Fortunately, there were no injuries, but the right lane is blocked, causing a six-mile backup.

Officials say it will take several hours to clean up.

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