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Hoboken, NJ High-Rise Fire

One person injured in fire on 17th floor

 

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HOBOKEN, New Jersey (WABC) – A high-rise fire forced people out of their homes Wednesday at a building in Hoboken. The fire broke out at about 12:30 p.m. on the 17th floor of 2 Marine View Plaza, a building on River Street.

The flames reached the 18th floor before firefighters brought the blaze under control within an hour. Authorities say there is smoke damage up the line of apartments and water damage below. One person was treated on the scene for smoke inhalation.

Marine View Plaza has two buildings and a total of 432 apartments. All residents of building 2 were evacuated.

 

HOBOKEN (News12 New Jersey) – A fire inside a Hoboken high-rise apartment building prompted a large emergency response Wednesday afternoon.

The fire started around 12:45 p.m. in a building at 2 Marine View Plaza. Thick, black smoke and flames could be seen pouring out of a window on an upper floor.

The fire was brought under control about an hour later, according to the Hoboken Fire Department.

Hoboken Police Chief Ken Ferrante says that only one person was treated for smoke inhalation. Ferrante praised local emergency responders for their quick action to take care of the situation.

 

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