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Four-Alarm Fire Destroys Auto Auction Building in Pennsauken

By FRANK SAIA, Correspondent | October 26, 2021 | NEW JERSEY

Story No. 102721105

PENNSAUKEN, NJ - At approximately 9:19 P.M. on October 26th, the Pennsauken Fire Department and automatic mutual aid were dispatched to 6601 Route 130 S. at the US Auto Auction building for the report of a building fire.

Units responding were advised that there were reports of fire through the roof. Responding units advised of a large column showing from a distance away. Upon arrival, units confirmed heavy fire showing and fire through the roof. The working fire signal was sounded.

Water supplies were quickly established and several master streams were placed in service. The second-alarm was quickly transmitted, and then third and fourth alarms followed for additional resources. Resources were assigned to the nearby neighborhood to monitor and extinguish any spot fires from burning embers dropping in the neighborhoods.

Units operated throughout the night and remained on location through the next day. The fire remains under investigation.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.