SAYREVILLE - A fire broke out at the Universal Auto Body shop on Route 35 in Sayreville Monday afternoon.

The fire started in a car before spreading to several other vehicles and to the building itself.

Witnesses reported hearing small explosions from tires and gas tanks. Large plumes of smoke could be seen around the area surrounding the fire.

Traffic on Route 35 was slowed down while only one lane was getting by.

There were no reported injuries.