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Three Alarms Struck at Newark Structure Fire

By RICHARD GAIL, Correspondent | December 18, 2020 | NEW JERSEY

Story No. 121820108

Newark, NJ - On December 18, 2020, a third-alarm was transmitted for a fire in a vacant two-and-a-half story wood-frame residential building at 121 S. 11th St. in Newark. The original fire building was heavily involved by the time Engine 7 arrived on scene as the first due Engine. The Captain of Engine 7 reported an exposure problem early on. Crews initially began an interior attack, but an emergency evacuation of the building was called as the roof began to collapse. The fire came in at 11:04 A.M. and was declared under control at 12:15 P.M.

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