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Fire at PSE&G plant in Burlington out; no injuries

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Fire at PSE&G plant in Burlington out; no injuries

Crews responded Wednesday to the scene of a multi-alarm fire at the PSE&G Generating Plant in Burlington, New Jersey.

The fire was reported around 2:15 p.m. at the inactive plant, located in the 900 block of West Broad Street, not far from the Burlington-Bristol Bridge.

PSE&G officials say there was a small oil fire that started at a building that's being demolished.

The fire was upgraded to two alarms and the Philadelphia Fire Department sent a boat to pump water out of the Delaware River to help fight the fire.

PSE&G says the fire was extinguished, however smoke continues to pour from the building.

No one was injured in the incident.

PSE&G says they have identified no public safety issues related to the fire.

The plant was built in 1914 and has not been in operation in more than a decade.

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