BREAKING VIDEOS & PHOTOS: Fire destroys Greenwald Caterers building in Lakewood [UPDATED]

A fire has ripped through a Lakewood business this evening.

The fire, at a commercial catering business on East 8th Street, broke out around 8 PM.

Sources tell TLS a nearby resident smelled gas at about 7:30 PM.

Flames can be seen shooting from the building.

Dozens of firefighters are battling the fire, which has caused the roof to collapse.

The entire block has been evacuated as a precaution.

UPDATE: Firefighters have been battling the fire for over three hours.

UPDATE: If you need a place to stay tonight or can host, please call Chesed of Lakewood at 7329010482 ext 1.

UPDATE: Update from the scene from Emergency Services Liaison Meir Lichtenstein.

Update from Fire Chief Mike D’Elia.


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At the fire scene. (TLS-15)

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