Over a half-dozen area fire departments responded to a smoky fire early Tuesday morning in Mays Landing.

Hamilton Township Police say they responded to a fire call just before 6:00 at SIG Warehouse on Harding Highway, near the Atlantic County Institute of Technology. Upon arrival, officers found heavy smoke coming from the main storage warehouse.

Warehouse fire - Photo: Hamilton Township Police Department
Warehouse fire - Photo: Hamilton Township Police Department

Authorities say Mays Landing, Laureldale, Cologne, Mizpah, Bargaintown, South Egg Harbor and Cardiff Fire Departments responded to the scene while the Westmont Fire Company from Camden County deployed their mobile ventilation unit to remove smoke from the building.

One warehouse employee was taken to ARMC-Mainland for treatment of minor injuries.

An investigation revealed that several pallets of a foam manufacturing material had caught fire, however the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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