NEW JERSEY — An early morning fire set over a dozen vehicles ablaze yesterday in the parking garage of Newark Liberty International Airport.
According to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the fire broke out shortly before 7 a.m. Thursday on the rooftop of the garage at Terminal C. The fire sent a towering plume of black, heavy smoke into the air as early morning commuters drove by.
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Though firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the blaze, the parking garage was forced to temporarily close.
No injuries were reported, and airport operations and flights were not affected, said the Federal Aviation Administration.
Officials are currently investigating the cause of the fire.