Former Volkswagen dealership destroyed by massive fire in Linden, NJ

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Friday, October 29, 2021
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Multiple firefighting units were on the scene as the fire threatened to spread to a storage facility next door.

LINDEN, New Jersey (WABC) -- Firefighters battled a large, multi-alarm fire at a former auto dealership in Linden.

The blaze broke out inside the former Reydel Volkswagen of Linden on East Elizabeth Avenue at around 6:35 a.m. Friday.

It quickly went to three alarms.

Video from NewsCopter 7 showed heavy flames engulfing the building.

A column of thick, black smoke could be seen for miles around.

Multiple firefighting units were on the scene as the fire threatened to spread to a storage facility next door.

No injuries have been reported.

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