Bayonne firefighters battle 3-alarm fire at Military Ocean Terminal


The Bayonne Fire Department battled a three-alarm blaze at the Military Ocean Terminal early this morning and no serious injuries were reported.

Photo via Bayonne Office of Emergency Management Facebook.
Photo via Bayonne Office of Emergency Management Facebook.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

The fire broke out at the Columbia Container Services, located at 42B Military Ocean Terminal, around 2:30 a.m. and was deemed under control around 5 a.m., officials said.

“These well managed facilities lessen port congestion, create faster equipment turn-around times, and increase port productivity by removing non-essential equipment from the terminal,” their website says.

The Bayonne Office of Emergency Management posted about the incident on their Facebook page at 3:21 a.m. this morning.

The Jersey City Fire Department, as well as North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue, responded to the scene as well.

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