Fire Destroys Warehouse, Causes Roof Collapse

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    NEWSLETTERS

    A Camden business was destroyed Friday morning after a fire.

    Firefighters spent over three hours Friday morning battling a fire at a warehouse in Camden.

    The fire began inside the Plastic Consulting and Manufacturing Company at 1431 Ferry Avenue in the city shortly after 3:30 a.m. Investigators say two PCM employees were working in the building when they noticed high temperatures on an oven and flames inside the building.

    50-Year-Old Business Catches Fire

    [PHI] 50-Year-Old Business Catches Fire
    Crews are fighting a 2-alarm blaze in Camden where the Plastic Consulitng and Manufactoring Company caught fire earlier this morning and had a partial building collapse. No injuries were reported.

    Firefighters from both Camden and Collingswood arrived to battle the blaze. Investigators say a few propane tanks inside the building may have exploded, fueling the fire. A ceiling also partially collapsed.

    Firefighters were eventually able to bring the flames under control around 7 a.m. By then, however, officials say the building was destroyed.

    No one was hurt during the fire and no homes are located near the area.

    Plastic Consulting and Manufacturing was a 50-year-old business that specialized in applying DuPont products, including Teflon.

    Officials continue to investigate the cause of the fire.