SOMERS POINT — Plumes of dense, gray smoke billowed from the top of a Chestnut Street storage facility Thursday morning as firefighters worked to combat the blaze.

About 7 a.m., firefighters and EMTs worked to control the fire and smoke at Sure Storage.

Firefighters carried tanks of oxygen from a pickup to the building, where others controlled the hoses with water aimed into the smoke.

A portion of New Road from Somers Point-Mays Landing Road past the storage facility was blocked off to traffic.

Additional information about the fire was unavailable Thursday.

— Molly Bilinski

Staff Writer

My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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