Large fire at old vacant factory temporarily disrupts NJ Transit service overnight in Linden

A large fire at an old vacant factory in Linden burned for hours overnight, causing transit disruptions, but service resumed this morning.



It started after 10 p.m. on the 1000 block of West Elizabeth Avenue.



Firefighters were on scene for several hours, and surrounding streets were blocked off as trains bypassed the Linden train station.



The fire happened very close to the train tracks so service was disrupted for hours this morning.



Just after 4 a.m., NJ Transit tweeted that service on the NorthEast Corridor and the New Jersey Coast Line is now on or close to schedule.



No word on how the fire started.



There were no injuries reported. 


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