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2nd Alarm Fire in Vacant East Rutherford Apartment

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July 17, 2023 | NEW JERSEY JAMES WOOD, Correspondent
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - Shortly after 2:00 A.M. on July 17th, East Rutherford Fire Department was called to 22 Rose St. on a report of a fire. Police units arrived on the scene and confirmed they had a working fire. East Rutherford fire units arrived and found smoke coming from the second-floor of a two-family home and began going to work. A crew stretched a line to the side door to the second-floor where they located the fire and quickly extinguished it. Upon further investigation, it was determined that it was a vacant apartment. The cause was unknown at the time and there were no injuries. The tenants on the first-floor had to be relocated. Carlstadt, Wallington, Rutherford were called in for mutual aid and were soon released.

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JAMES WOODCorrespondent

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