Firefighters in Paterson, New Jersey, responded to a fire that went to five alarms and destroyed multiple buildings yesterday afternoon in Paterson, New Jersey.
The original fire building completely collapsed during the fire, according to a report from NorthJersey.com. Four other buildings, all multi-family homes, were also damaged in the fire.
One firefighter was hospitalized for heat exhaustion, the report said.
On Friday morning, two Paterson firefighters were hospitalized after a three-alarm fire in the city, NJ.com reported. In this fire, crews received word of squatters being inside the burning abandoned structures, but firefighters were not able to make a search because of untenable conditions.