Firefighters douse salvage yard blaze in Newton

NEWTON — Several fire departments doused a blaze at a Newton salvage yard on Tuesday without injury, officials said.

Newton Fire Department said in a Facebook post it responded to the fire at George’s Salvage Company at 12:30 p.m. on the report of a scrap fire.

“Numerous other companies responded into the scene,” Sparta Fire Department also said in a Facebook post. “Due to the multi-agency response, the fire was extinguished without incident. Nice work to all involved in the effort.”

Two firefighters, however, were treated for heat exhaustion and later released, according to New Jersey Herald.

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Source: NJ.com Sussex

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