4-alarm fire damages auto body shop in Pennsauken, NJ

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Thursday, December 10, 2015
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Firefighters battled a multi-alarm blaze Wednesday night at a business in Pennsauken, New Jersey.

PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (WPVI) -- A multi-alarm fire heavily damaged an auto body shop Wednesday night in Pennsauken, New Jersey.

Chopper 6 over the scene Thursday morning showed the roof of the building collapsed during the fire.

The fire broke out around 6:00 p.m. at Performance Plus located along the 3400 block of Haddonfield Road.

Upon arrival, fire crews reported heavy smoke and fire showing through the roof. A second alarm was struck at 6:27 p.m.

An Action News viewer sent in video of firefighters battling the blaze. 70 firefighters in total were called to the scene.

The fire went to four alarms before being declared under control around 8:00 p.m., officials said.

The American Red Cross is assisting one person displaced from the fire. He lived in an apartment over the garage of the business.

No injuries were reported.