Kearny Firefighters Tackle Raging Van Fire Near Home

Swift response from firefighters in Kearny had crews beat back a raging fire that ignited a van that burned near a home in the city on Wednesday afternoon.

It happened in the 200 block of Devon Street -just before 4:30 p.m.- where firefighters received calls of a vehicle fire that was beginning to extend to a home at that location.

Firefighters raced to the scene and observed a work van with the engine compartment fully engulfed in flames upon their arrival.

Fast moving crew members were able to get water on the blaze and avoid the nearby home from severe damage and destruction.

Fire officials are investigating the official cause of the blaze.

There were no injuries reported by police.

Devon Terrace, Kearny, NJ, 07032