Apartment fire leaves 12 homeless in Elizabeth

March 14, 2011 3:44:37 AM PDT
A fourth-alarm fire burned through an apartment building in Elizabeth Monday morning, leaving a dozen residents homeless.

The fire broke out in an apartment building on Garden Street just before 2 a.m.

Heavy flames shot through the roof, sending residents fleeing.

At least 12 residents were left homeless by the fire.

One firefighter was hospitalized with back injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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