Fire erupts at Delta gas station on Madison Avenue in Lakewood

Police say the fire started at the Delta gas station on Madison Avenue in Lakewood. (3/9/14)

LAKEWOOD - Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a fire overnight at a gas station.

Lakewood police say it happened at the Delta gas station on Madison Avenue just before 1:30 a.m. They say officers arrived to discover the building wholly engulfed by flames.

Emergency crews shut down Route 9 in both directions as they battled the fire.

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No injuries were reported, but residents nearby were evacuated as a precaution.

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