Fire at Boasso America building

On 9 March a fire broke out at a Boasso America commercial building in Newark, New Jersey, US following an explosion.

Boasso America’s Newark Terminal offers empty and loaded handling, cleaning heating, pressure and statutory testing, modification, empty and loaded storage, and full refurbishment of 20’ ISO tank containers.

The area around the facility was evacuated and four people were injured in the incident, according to reports. Fire departments from Newark, Nutley and Elizabeth responded to the blaze, and the state’s Department of Environmental Protection and PSE & G also came to the scene.

The fire was brought under control by the evening. An investigation into the cause of the explosion is now underway.

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