New Jersey

Firefighter Hurt Battling Blaze at Abandoned South Jersey Chicken Factory

Flames tore through a former chicken factory in South Jersey overnight leaving a firefighter hurt in a fire being investigated as suspicious.

The fire broke out in an abandoned warehouse along Grove Street near Henry Street in Bridgeton, New Jersey around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday and quickly grew to three alarms, said Cumberland County dispatchers.

A firefighter was treated and released for minor injuries, said Bridgeton firefighters.

It took firefighters more than three and a half hours to get the blaze at the former “Five Star” processing plant under control, said authorities.

Bridgeton firefighters treated the fire as suspicious as they searched for a cause.

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