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Midland Park Building Fire

By CHRIS TOMPKINS, Senior Correspondent | February 02, 2021 | NEW JERSEY

Story No. 021021105

Midland, NJ - Midland Park firefighters made quick work of a two-alarm fire that caused damage to a business and the apartments above late Tuesday night, February 2nd.

Firefighters were called to 202 Franklin Avenue for a reported structure fire. On arrival, command reported smoke showing from the 'Delta' side of the structure and from the second floor. A working fire was transmitted and an initial attack line was stretched to the first floor, as well as an additional line to the second floor.

The fire was contained to the 'A/D' corner of the structure, which appears to have started near the electric panels and spread up the wall. A second-alarm was transmitted for manpower as firefighters chased pockets of fire in the ceilings and walls. Mutual aid from Wyckoff, Ho-Ho-Kus and Waldwick assisted on scene with manpower.

No injuries were reported, and the fire was brought under control within an hour.

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