Fire Breaks Out At Newark Funeral Home

Firefighters put out a blaze at a Newark funeral home Wednesday.

Funeral home fire in Newark, July 1.

Funeral home fire in Newark, July 1.

Photo Credit: Newark NJ Department of Public Safety

Sixty members of the Newark Fire Division responded to the Churchman Funeral Home on 13th Avenue around 12:45 p.m., Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose said.

The fire started on the building’s second floor and extended to its third floor, according to Amrbose, and was under control by 1:10 p.m.

No injuries were reported and the cause remains under investigation.

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