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Fire crews douse large fire at storage facility

June 16, 2019

SEA ISLE CITY, N.J. (AP) — Fire crews have doused a large fire at a storage facility in New Jersey’s Sea Isle City.

Multiple fire companies responded to the 12:15 p.m. Sunday blaze at a storage facility next to a bait, tackle and boat rental shop.

The Press of Atlantic City reports that fire crews were seen dousing a large diesel fuel container inside the burned-out shed.

A homeowner evacuated from a three-story building next door was treated for minor smoke inhalation.

Authorities said three buildings were damaged by the fire, which was out by 1 p.m. Sunday. The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

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