Firefighters are on the scene of a commercial fire that is destroying a hotel in the Blackwood section of Gloucester Township.
Officials said firefighters were notified of smoke coming from the Howard Johnson Inn located at 832 North Black Hore Pike just before 3:50 a.m.
More than a dozen firefighters arrived at the scene and found the hotel fully involved in flames, with fire ripping through the roof.
Officials on the scene activated more than four alarms as the fire intensified and spread to about 15 rooms in the hotel.
Crews stretched multiple lines and began to knock down much of the blaze debut s of 4:27 a.m., the fire had not been placed under control.
The cause of the fire is under investigation and there are no immediate reports of injuries.
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