DEVELOPING EAST ORANGE NJ: Three-Alarm Fire Destroys Commercial Plumbing Supply Building in East Orange

A raging multi-alarm fire tore through a commercial building in East Orange on Saturday morning has firefighters on the scene.

Firefighters were called to the Crosstown Plumbing Supply located at 196 South Grove Street just at Central Avenue after receiving reports of a fire shortly before 9:55 a.m.

Crews arrived at the scene to find heavy fire that engulfed the large single story commercial building according to reports.

The fire escalated to three-alarms when crews were ordered to evacuate the roof and inside the building.

As of 11:25 a.m., the blaze was not declared under control.

The cause is under investigation.

IMAGE CREDIT:James-Dawn Norris