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Elmwood Park basement fire

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

Elmwood Park firefighters battled a basement fire at an entertainment company on the morning of August 1st. The fire at Sound Surge, located at 200 Market Street, began around 10:30 A.M. Heavy smoke on arrival greeted first due units with fire being discovered in the basement. As the fire began to extend companies were quickly evacuated from the building. With mutual aid companies arriving firefighters reentered the building and had the fire in the basement knocked down within 30 minutes. No serious injuries were reported, and the fire is being investigated by the Fire Prevention office. Sound Surge provides equipment to DJs, live performers, lighting, photo booths, etc. Mutual aid from Paramus, Maywood, Clifton, Garfield, Rochelle Park, Lodi, Fair Lawn and Saddle Brook assisted on scene and covered the town. 

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DAMIEN DANISSenior Correspondent

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