The Gloucester City Fire Dept. is remaining on the site
GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (June 30, 2020)--A huge fire broke out early this morning at the BlueKnight Asphalt plant, after an asphalt tanker exploded in flames. People in the nearby neighborhood were evaluated. According to CBSN Philly there was a loud explosion. The plant is located at the intersection of Water Street and King Street next to Proprietors Park.
In a prepared statement the Gloucester City Fire Department said offsite atmospheric monitoring remains within normal limits. All residents within the evacuation zone are permitted to return home. There will be a GCFD presence remaining on scene and steam will continue to be released from the involved tank for most of the day.