Brush Fire Breaks Out Near New Jersey Port

A brush fire broke out near a port terminal in New Jersey Monday afternoon. 

The  small brush fire began burning near Doremus Avenue in Newark at about 2 p.m., authorities say. The site is near Interstate 95 and Port Newark.

The Port Authority said that no structures were in danger and that traffic wasn't affected. But the fire sent a thick black plume of smoke into the air Monday afternoon.

Chopper 4 footage from the scene showed several firefighters putting water on the small blaze. The flames were brought under control at about 2:45 p.m.

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