Firefighter News: Six Firefighters Injured in Jersey City (NJ) 3-Alarm Fire

08/14/2013
Six firefighters were injured yesterday fighting a three-alarm fire in Jersey City, New Jersey, including one member who was injured falling through the roof. The most serious injuries also included a firefighter who experienced chest pain and smoke inhalation and a captain who slipped and sprained his knee, according to a Jersey Journal report on NJ.com (http://bit.ly/14cvwKP). Three other firefighters suffered minor injuries. Firefighters responded to the fire at 9:20 a.m. The incident quickly went to a third alarm when the flames spread from the two-story residential building in the city's Heights section and damaged three other attached buildings. One dog was rescued from the fire, an...

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