Fire Inside South Jersey Industrial Plant
A fire and several explosions rocked a ResinTech industrial manufacturing building in Camden County.
The single-level manufacturing plant is a division of Aires FilterWorks and located off Cooper Road in West Berlin next to the Diggertown USA and Sahara Sams amusement areas.
In a statement on their website, Resin Tech states that there were no injuries to employees. NBC Philadelphia reported that about two dozen people inside have been safely evacuated.
Berlin Township Police Chief Leonard Check tells NBC Philadelphia that 5 fire companies responded to the 3-alarm fire.
There is a strong odor in the air in the immediate area which is not far from Route 73 according to the Courier Post which reports that Hazmat crews testing the air and water.
New Jersey Fast Traffic reports that Cooper Road is closed between Hopewell Road and Route 73.
- Multiple Explosions Reported Inside Chemical Plant / NBC 10
- Fire breaks out inside Camden County commercial building / 6 ABC
- Explosions, fire reported in Berlin / Courier-Post