Bayonne Fire Department extinguishes one-alarm blaze at ice cream shop in just 13 minutes

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The Bayonne Fire Department extinguished a one-alarm blaze at a popular local ice cream shop in just 13 minutes this afternoon, Fire Department Chief Keith Weaver said.

Photo courtesy of the Bayonne Office of Emergency Management.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

At approximately 2 p.m. this afternoon, firefighters were dispatched to 907 Broadway on a reported structure fire, Weaver said in a statement.

Arriving units found smoke and fire coming from the area around the front sign on the 1-and-a-half story commercial building. Firefighters deployed two hand lines to extinguish the blaze, which was brought under control in just 13 minutes.

There were no injuries reported and the Bayonne Building and Health Departments also responded to the scene. An investigation is being conducted, however, the fire is not considered suspicious at this time

“Our firefighters worked efficiently and skillfully to safely extinguish this fire and limit property damage,” Weaver added.