Jersey City fire prompts outbound Holland Tunnel closure

(Mark Levy)

A fire in Jersey City prompted the closure of the outbound Holland Tunnel Friday evening.

The fire began around 6:45 p.m. in an industrial building on 14th Street near the intersection of Coles Street in Jersey City.

The west-bound tube of the Holland tunnel closed around 7 p.m. as firefighters brought the fire under control by 9 p.m.

It remains closed as of 11:30 p.m. Friday due to the fire department remaining on the scene and was eventually reopened overnight.

Westbound traffic was diverted to the Lincoln Tunnel.

No injuries were reported.

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