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Crews Battle Fire at Christmas Warehouse

The cause of the fire is under investigation

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    Christmas Tree Shops Warehouse Fire

    Investigators are seeking to identify a cause of a fire the erupted on the roof of a Christmas Tree Shops warehouse this weekend. (Published Monday, Dec. 2, 2013)

    Fire crews battled a four-alarm fire on Saturday afternoon at a Christmas warehouse in Burlington County, N.J.

    The call came in around 2:30 p.m. and nearly 100 firefighters rushed to the "Christmas Tree Shops" warehouse on Daniels Way in Florence Township.

    Fire officials on the scene tell NBC10 the fire originated near the solar panels on the roof of the building, but won't know how it actually started until an investigation is complete.

    Fire crews prepared for the worst case scenario after facing similar challenges during a Dietz & Watson warehouse fire in the same county back in September. Because of the hazards caused by the solar panels on the top of that meat distribution center in Delanco, it took firefighters more than 24 hours to get the 11-alarm blaze under control.

    Fire Damages Christmas Warehouse

    [PHI] Fire Damages Christmas Warehouse
    Fire investigators are looking into the cause of a fire at the "Christmas Tree Shops" warehouse in Florence Township, N.J. NBC10's Na'eem Douglas talked with investigators.
    (Published Sunday, Nov. 1, 2013)

    Saturday's fire was not nearly as large, with only heavy smoke, not flames, rising from the building. Fire officials tell NBC10 the fire never made it to the interior of the building and was isolated to part of the roof.

    No one was injured.

    Christmas Tree Shops are part of the Bed Bath & Beyond family, with stores located in 21 states.

     

     

    Fire Tears Through Roof of Christmas Warehouse

    [PHI] Fire Tears Through Roof of Christmas Warehouse
    Fire tears through the roof of the Christmas Tree Shops warehouse in Florence Township, Burlington County. And as NBC10's Na'eem Douglas reports, the fire did pose a rare challenge to firefighters who were preparing for the worst case scenario.
    (Published Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013)

     

     


     

     

     

    Photo courtesy: Westampton Township Emergency Services

     


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