NEWARK, NJ – A Newark firefighter was taken to the hospital after being injured battling an early-morning house fire Sunday, the Daily Voice reported.
The blaze broke out at a three-story home on 16th Street and spread to two adjacent buildings that were vacant. About 90 firefighters responded to the scene. The fire was reported under control by 9:12 a.m.
The firefighter was transported to University Hospital with what was described as a non-life threatening injury. No one else was hurt, authorities said.
The Newark Fire Division’s Arson Unit is investigating the cause of the blaze.
No families in the home had to be relocated.
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