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UPDATE: Five Firefighters Injured Battling Blaze at Vacant East Orange House 

East Orange

By: Richard L. Smith 

Five firefighters have sustained minor injuries while battling a heavy blaze that engulfed a vacant building located at 426 Prospect Street.

Real estate According to East Orange City officials, the fire, which broke out at 2:30 p.m., went to about three alarms due to the intensity of the flames.

Officials said firefighters managed to bring the situation under control by 3:35 p.m.

The injured firefighters are currently being assessed at nearby hospitals.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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