Five-Alarm Fire Destroys Paterson (NJ) Rehab Center

Video: CBS New York

Firefighters respond to a five-alarm fire Saturday that destroyed a rehab center in the city of Paterson, New Jersey.

The fire, which started around 11 a.m. Saturday, displaced about 200 people, according to a report on There were no reported injuries.

Embers from the main fire floated south, igniting two neighboring buildings, but firefighters quickly contained those additional fires, the report said.

The fire in under investigation, but officials told reporters that they did not believe it was intentionally set.

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See photos from fire photographer Peter Danzo

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