Newark firefighters battle fire at Troy chemical company

NEWARK, NJ – Newark firefighters in sub-freezing temperatures rushed to a fire Saturday afternoon at the Troy Chemical company. Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara reported that Newark firefighters extinguished the fire at Troy Chemical Company, located at 1 Avenue L, this afternoon.

Just after 1:10 p.m., firefighters responded to the building and located a fire, which was extinguished with dry chemical and a coat of foam.

No injuries have been reported. The fire was considered under control at 1:53 p.m. The cause and origin of the fire is under investigation by the Newark Department of Public Safety Arson Squad. 

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