MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Officials are working to discover what sparked a 2-alarm blaze that gutted a building Sunday morning in the Flanders section of Mount Olive Township.
Firefighters were called to the building on the corner of Route 206 and Flanders Netcong Road shortly before 5:00 a.m., authorities said.
Mount Olive Township Fire Departments as well as multiple mutual aid agencies operated against heavy fire conditions for a majority of the morning, authorities said.
“The fire was placed under control and hot spots were hit for a good portion of time after due to multiple collapsed areas inside the building,” authorities said.
Investigation crews came in after the fire was extinguished and all fire crews released shortly after 2:00 p.m.
Route 206 was closed for several hours while fire crews battled the fire.