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Midland Park Building Fire

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

Story No. 021021105

Midland Park firefighters made quick work of a 2nd alarm fire that caused damage to a business and the apartments above late Tuesday night. Firefighters were called to 202 Franklin Ave 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 and an additional line to the second floor. The fire was contained to the A/D corner of the structure which appeas 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 asstisted on scene with manpower. No injures were reported and the fire was brought under control within an hour.

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