- Associated Press - Monday, August 1, 2016

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Investigators are searching for the cause of a blaze that tore through a southern New Jersey lumberyard.

Officials say the fire broke out at Colucci Lumber Company in Franklin Township on Sunday afternoon. More than 200 firefighters spent hours battling the blaze and the rising temperatures.

Malaga Fire Chief Anthony Baldosaro says two firefighters were taken to a hospital for heat exhaustion.

The fire remains under investigation.


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