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BREAKING: Multi-Alarm Fire Tearing Through Building in Hudson County

Union City


By: Richard L. Smith 

Firefighters are on the scene of a massive fire ripping through a large building in Hudson County Friday morning. 

Union City firefighters raced to 822 South 19th Street after they received several reports of a fire inside an apartment building just before 5:10 a.m. 

Upon arrival, fire officials struck as many as four alarms for manpower after they observed heavy flames engulfing the upper floors of a three-story building. 

Firefighters from around Hudson County teamed with Union City to stretch multiple lines to perform exterior attacks on stubborn fire that caused a portion the structure to collapse. 

As of 5:15 a.m, no injuries were immediately reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.