FORT LEE, NJ – Multiple people required medical attention following a three-alarm apartment fire in Fort Lee this afternoon, according to the Daily Voice.
The incident happened at a brick, five-story apartment building at 2365 Hudson Terrace at about 3:30 p.m.
The fire seems to have begun in a second-floor unit, but then quickly spread to the third and fourth floors, with flames going out the windows.
Three firefighters suffered heat exhaustion injuries that were exacerbated by the warm, 90-degree weather.
A resident of the building may have been pulled from the blaze, though that was not immediately confirmed.
The cause of the fire was not immediately available.
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