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11 displaced, 1 firefighter injured in four-alarm Paterson fire

By Jayed Rahman
Published: November 19, 2019

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A four-alarm fire that started at a vacant building and spread to an occupied structure displaced 11 people on Monday night.

Fire was reported at 241 Rosa Parks Boulevard and 239 Rosa Parks Boulevard at about 10:02 p.m., said deputy fire chief Cameron Gardner.

A firefighter suffered minor injuries while battling the blaze, said the deputy chief. He said there were no civilian injuries.

The American Red Cross says it is helping four families affected by the fire. It is providing temporary lodging, food, and clothing.

Firefighters’ bravery and struggle to extinguish the flames were broadcast live on national television via the show Live Rescue on the A&E Network.

Cause of the fire is still under investigation, said the deputy chief.

Update from the #PatersonFire from #LiveRescue pic.twitter.com/niKhC4hEra

— A&E Network (@AETV) November 19, 2019

 

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