Fire Damages Newark Laundromat

Newark fire officials are investigating a fire that ignited inside a business in Newark on Thursday afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, fighters were dispatched to 280 Park Avenue at approximately 3 p.m. to investigate reports of a fire inside a business at that location.

When firefighters arrived at the scene, they found thick smoke and flames coming from the single-story building that houses the laundry center.

Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control in under an hour with no injuries reported.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.