NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – One firefighter sustained a minor injury battling a fire at an abandoned warehouse at 298 Jersey Avenue on Tuesday night.
The fire was extinguished in about an hour and Jersey Avenue was reopened for traffic, according to a spokesman for the city.
The fire is still under investigation.
The New Brunswick Fire Department was dispatched at 9:11 p.m. following reports of smoke visible from Joyce Kilmer Avenue.
The 18 members of the New Brunswick Fire Department that were on duty at the time were on site to fight the blaze.
Mutual aid was rendered by the North Brunswick, East Brunswick, Edison and South River Fire Departments. East Franklin Squad #27 also sent 1 vehicle and personnel.
Fire officials issued an “all clear” at about 2:10 a.m. Wednesday.
The New Brunswick firefighter who received a minor injury did not require hospitalization.