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Three Dozen Residents Displaced in Jersey City Building Fire

By rlsmetro on
Jersey City

Jersey City Fire officials are looking into the cause of a fire that displaced 12 families in a section of the city on Thursday night. 

The multi-alarm fire broke out at 124 Neptune Avenue just before 9:55 p.m. 

Officials say crews arrived at the scene and began to stretch multiple lines after finding two three-story buildings engulfed in flames. 

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Fire officials at the scene struck four alarms for manpower while they fought a fire that extended into one of the building's cockloft. 

Firefighters brought the fire under control just before 11:20 p.m. 

In a tweet, The American Red reported assisting 33 residents with food, shelter, and clothing due to the fire. 

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The cause of the fire is under investigation and no injuries were reported. 

IMAGES CREDIT: The American Red Cross