North Hudson Fire Department rescues elderly residents during 3-alarm fire in West New York

by Ron Jeffers

Members of North Hudson Ladder Co. 4 assist residents of 6100 Jefferson St. from their smoke filled apartments on Thursday evening.  A fire started on the first floor, in a bodega, and flames rose up the walls of the 4-story building and also covered all floors in acrid smoke.  Three alarms were transmitted to provide sufficient manpower to check all floors of the structure. 

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Picture below of Mayor of West New York (center) consoles fire victims that were taken down the fire escape by North Hudson firefighters. 

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2 Comments

  1. Thomas Broking
    Thomas Broking

    I would be scared to death with that many people on the fire escape. ..the way things are i would think it would fall…nobody checks them to see if they are safe, people don’t spend on repairs nevermind the fire escape. .

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