4 pregnant women injured in Avenel business fire

Four pregnant women were injured on Monday in an afternoon fire at an Avenel business. At least six fire trucks were called to the scene

At least six fire trucks were called to the scene in Avenel after a building belonging to National Fence Systems caught fire at around lunchtime Monday.

At least six fire trucks were called to the scene in Avenel after a building belonging to National Fence Systems caught fire at around lunchtime Monday. (7/29/13)

AVENEL - Four pregnant women were injured Monday in an afternoon fire at an Avenel business.

At least six fire trucks were called to the scene after a building belonging to National Fence Systems caught fire around lunchtime.

The women were taken to a hospital with symptoms of smoke inhalation.

The southbound lanes of Route 1 and 9 were brought to a standstill while crews fought the fire. The lanes began to reopen at 4 p.m.

There is no word yet on the cause of the fire.
 

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