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Fire at NJ Children's Place Store Under Investigation

By rlsmetro on
Monmouth County

Fire officials in NJ are investigating the cause of a fire that ignited inside an HVAC unit at a department store in Monmouth County on Sunday.

According to reports, store managers at Children's Place (2135 NJ-35) dialed 911 when they saw smoke coming from the ceiling of the business at approximately 3:40 p.m.

Firefighters raced o the scene and immediately found fire inside an HVAC unit on the roof of the store.

Officials said the motor of one of the units overworked and began to burn.

Crews placed the incident under control in under a half-hour with no significant damage to the store reported.