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Massive NJ Auto Shop Fire Sends Thick Black Smoke Billowing

The fire appeared to gut a Volkswagen service center in Linden

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A three-alarm fire appeared to gut a New Jersey Volkswagen service center Friday morning, sending thick black smoke billowing thousands of feet into the air.

Video from Chopper 4 showed multiple crews responding to the fire on Elizabeth Avenue in Linden.

There were no reports of injuries, and it was not clear how the blaze started. Linden Police confirmed the blaze broke out the garage area around 6:30 a.m.

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