14 people displaced in Jersey City apartment building fire: Officials

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Monday, March 20, 2023
Over 12 people displaced by apartment fire in Jersey City
Several children were among those displaced at around 6 a.m. Monday.

JERSEY CITY (WABC) -- At least 14 people were displaced by a fire that tore through a Jersey City building.

Officials say flames broke out just before 6 a.m. near Roosevelt Avenue and West Side Avenue.

Firefighters worked on the roof of the three-story building, which is a commercial space on the first floor with apartment units above it.

Officials says some children are among the handful of displaced residents.

Authorities say no injuries were reported.

There was no word yet on what caused the fire.

Few other details were released.


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