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Fire At Plainfield Warehouse Temporarily Disrupts NJ TRANSIT Service

Service Resumes With Residual Delays

PLAINFIELD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A large warehouse fire in Plainfield caused disruptions for NJ TRANSIT riders Thursday afternoon.

The blaze reached three alarms, according to the Plainfield FD.

There’s no word of injuries as yet, and the cause of the fire is not yet known.

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At around 3:30 p.m., the blaze prompted service disruptions on the Raritan Valley line, NJ TRANSIT said. The disruptions lasted about an hour.

Four trains were delayed after trains had to be held Thursday afternoon due to smoky conditions in the area.

Service has since resumed a normal schedule, though residual delays were reported.

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