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Video Captures Explosion In Massive Jersey City Fire, At Least 20 Homeless

A video taken by a Jersey City resident captured the moment a tire exploded in the massive Terrace Avenue blaze early April 5 (see above).
A video taken by a Jersey City resident captured the moment a tire exploded in the massive Terrace Avenue blaze early April 5 (see above). Video Credit: Sky Aviles

A 4-alarm fire tore through a row of Jersey City homes early April 5.

Nearly two dozen Terrace Avenue residents were displaced as a result.

At least two people were rescued from the homes, before flames spread to a car parked in front of one of them, NBC reports.

Footage captured by neighbor Sky Aviles shows the moment a car tire exploded in the massive blaze that brought more than 100 firefighters to the scene.

The cause remains under investigation.

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