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Hawthorne Dye Company Blaze Doused

The fire began in the basement of Rainbow Specialty Colors on 5th Avenue in Hawthorne. The fire began in the basement of Rainbow Specialty Colors on 5th Avenue in Hawthorne.
The fire began in the basement of Rainbow Specialty Colors on 5th Avenue in Hawthorne. Photo Credit: Boyd A. Loving
The fire at Rainbow Specialty Colors on 5th Avenue in Hawthorne quickly went to two alarms. The fire at Rainbow Specialty Colors on 5th Avenue in Hawthorne quickly went to two alarms.
The fire at Rainbow Specialty Colors on 5th Avenue in Hawthorne quickly went to two alarms. Photo Credit: Michael Jannicelli

A Friday morning basement fire blew through the roof of an industrial dye company in Hawthorne.

The 5th Avenue fire at Rainbow Specialty Colors broke out around 9:30 a.m. and went to two alarms. 

Firefighters reported it under control less than an hour later.

Hawthorne firefighters were joined by their Glen Rock, Paterson and Wyckoff colleagues, among others.

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