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BREAKING: Multi-Alarm Fire Tears Through Building in Newark's East Ward

By rlsmetro on

Newark East Ward Firefighters are on the scene battling a massive fire ignited inside a building in a section of the city's East Ward.

According to preliminary reports from the location, heavy fire tore through a four-story mixed-use building located in the vicinity of 221 Miller sending firefighters to the scene to investigate around 5:40 a.m.

When crews arrived, they found ferocious flames engulfing much of the building, with smoke billowing on all floors. 

Newark Fire officials struck a second, then a third alarm for manpower as they stretched several lines to pour water on the flames.

As of 6:18 a.m., there were no immediate reports of injuries and the fire had not been placed under control.

We've tracked Newark's Bravest through the night and this is the action they encountered for the past 12 hours

1. 167 South 11th Street 2. 18th Ave Two-Alarm at CTown 3. Central/12th 4. Miller/Ave A Three-Alarm

Stay with us for updates.