Fire burns through Rutherford businesses

November 24, 2009 9:11:19 AM PST
A five-alarm fire is burning through at least two businesses in Rutherford, closing Route 17. The fire broke out inside Nicks Towing Service on East Passaic Avenue just before 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The flames spread to a neighboring business.

No injuries were immediately reported.

However, police closed nearby Route 17 in both directions as firefighters battled the blaze.