PLAINS TOWNSHIP -- A tractor trailer fire slowed traffic along Route 309 north near Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County.
Firefighters in Plains Township say the driver noticed his brakes caught fire just before 3 Saturday morning.
He pulled over to disconnect the trailer before it went up in flames.
The truck was hauling sheets of glass.
Firefighters say traffic returned to normal after about an hour in Luzerne County.