Fire Destroys Lakewood Catering Business; Two Firefighters Injured


LAKEWOOD (Via Lakewood Scoop)-An upscale Kosher catering company, Greenwald Caterers went up in flames Sunday night.  The Lakewood Scoop reported that neighbors smelled gas at around 7:30 pm and fire broke out around 8pm.  Nearby homes were evacuated and the fire caused an eventual roof collapse.  Two minor injuries to firefighters were reported.

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Meir Lichtenstein, EMS Liason for Lakewood Township said the fire was burning so hot that firefighters could not shut down power in the building and had to call JCP&L to cut power to the neighborhood.  A shelter was made available on 8th Avenue and Princeton in Lakewood for those displaced by the fire.


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