Woman Hurt in Massive Burlington County Building Fire

A woman was hurt in a 2-alarm South Jersey fire that crews battled for more than an hour early Saturday morning.

Firefighters responded around 4 a.m. to a blaze at 605 Stiles Avenue in Maple Shade Township, Burlington County after a panic alarm from the building, which houses South Jersey Mowers, alerted them to smoke and flames, officials said.

Ninety minutes later, crews were still working to contain the massive fire -- which continued to tear through the building.

The victim suffered smoke inhalation and was rushed to a local hospital, where she is in stable condition, authorities said.

South Jersey Mowers - a landscaping equipment business -- has been in business since 1981, according to the company's website.

Officials closed nearby Route 73 from Main Street to Stiles Avenue shortly before 6 a.m. as crews continued to douse the flames with water.  The roadway reopened around 9:30 a.m.

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