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Paramus Fire Damages Construction Company Offices

By DAMIEN DANIS, Senior Correspondent | December 03, 2020 | NEW JERSEY

Story No. 120320104

Paramus, NJ - Firefighters responded to a small office space in Paramus during the overnight hours of December 3, 2020.

A reported building fire was called in at 1:56 A.M. and companies were dispatched to 1 East Ridgewood Avenue, just off of Rte. 17 north. Assistant Chief Cleanput confirmed a working fire and upon arrival of Engine 1, heavy fire from the second floor and then the basement were visible from the building.

The building was being used for offices of a construction company. A general alarm was dispatched, bringing all Paramus companies to the scene. They had the fire knocked down in under an hour.

Firefighters from Maywood, Oradell and Saddle Brook assisted on scene. Covering the borough were companies from Fair Lawn, River Edge, Saddle Brook, Rochelle Park and Twp. of Washington.

The fire is under investigation, although it is not believed to be suspicious. No injuries were reported.

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