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Firefighter Injured in Newark South Ward Fire

By rlsmetro on

Fire officials in Newark are reporting that one Newark firefighter was injured while working at a two-alarm fire at 81 Wolcott Terrace today.

According to officials, at approximately 2:25 p.m., firefighters responded to the two-story wood frame, duplex residence on a call of a fire.

A second alarm was called immediately with some 70 firefighters at the scene.

Officials say firefighters reported a roof collapse with one firefighter suffering a minor injury and remaining on duty. 

The fire was considered under control at 3:03 p.m.

The cause and origin of this fire are under investigation by the Newark Fire Division’s Arson Unit.