Cherry Hill Hazmat Team Cleans Up After Unknown Chemical Fire in Storage Unit

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CHERRY HILL, NJ – A chemical hazardous materials team cleaned up a storage unit after Cherry Hill firefighters quickly extinguished a fire near an unknown chemical substance.

“Sunday evening, the Cherry Hill Fire Department was dispatched to the Extra Space storage facility on Rockhill Road for smoke coming from units in the B building,” the CHFD said in a statement. “They located a fire involving an unknown chemical stored inside the unit which was quickly extinguished. Members of the Cherry Hill Fire Department Hazardous Materials company, working with the Camden County Health Department worked to identify the chemicals involved in the fire and subsequently rendered them safe.”

No injuries were reported and the department did not say afterward which chemicals were inside the unit.

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