Firefighters from across Union County are on the scene of a fire that's destroying a car dealership Linden at this time.
According to preliminary reports from the scene, at approximately 6:40 a.m., Linden Firefighters dispatched to the Reydel Volkswagen dealership located at 900 East Elizabeth Avenue to investigate reports of a fire.
Upon arrival, fire commanders signaled a second, then a third alarm for manpower after they observed heavy flames pouring from the structure reports of several cars on fire at that location.
Firefighters began a surround and drown operation after fire extended throughout the building heavily and outside the structure.
The Union County Hazmat Department is on the scene to assist in any chemical or fuel spills.
As of 7:49 a.m., the had had not been brought under control and the cause is under investigation.