One confirmed dead at Pencco explosion in Middlesex

Around 930AM this morning a tank exploded at the Pencco Plant at 10143 US 264A in Middlesex. Pencco is a water treatment facility. One person has died because of the explosion. The name has not been released pending notification of family.

At this time we do not know what cause the explosion.

Hazmat, NCSO, Middlesex Pd, Fire Department and other officials are investigating.