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Fire Breaks Out at Live Poultry Market in Elizabeth

By rlsmetro on

Fire officials are investigating a fire that ignited inside a commercial building in Elizabeth Thursday. 

The late-night blaze erupted at the Los Ranchos Live Poultry Market at 438 Elizabeth Avenue around 10:20 p.m. 

Officials say fire crews arrived at the scene and were able to find the seat of the blaze, where they then extinguished the fire in under 15 minutes. 

Occupants were evacuated from the building, but officials reported no injuries when they brought the fire under control before 10:30 p.m. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation and authorities notified the Elizabeth Health Department.