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PHOTOS/VIDEO: Garfield Fire Ravages Multi-Family, Mixed-Use Building

42 Maple Street, Garfield
42 Maple Street, Garfield Photo Credit: Jon Ryan for DAILY VOICE

UPDATE: A firefighter sustained a minor injury during a blaze that ripped through a multi-family, mixed-use Garfield building late Friday into Saturday.

The fire broke out shortly before 11:30 p.m. on the second floor of the three-story Maple Avenue building, which houses the Sud's City laundry on Palisade Avenue. 

It quickly blew through the attic and roof, collapsing a rear portion of the building collapsed soon after.

Utility wires briefly caught fire in the stubborn blaze, which was finally brought under control at 1:49 a.m.

Jeff Stang produced up-close video:

Several photographers supplied intense images (below).

A firefighter sustained a minor injury falling down stairs. No other injuries were reported.

The cause wasn't immediately determined.

Mutual responders included firefighters from Elmwood Park, Lodi, Saddle Brook, Teaneck and Wallington.

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