Jersey City fire prompts outbound Holland Tunnel closure

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Saturday, September 30, 2017
(Mark Levy)
Mark Levy

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) -- 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.