3-Alarm Fire Leaves 15 People Displaced In Elizabeth

Five families comprised of 15 people were displaced following a fire in an apartment building in Elizabeth on Friday, June 7, authorities said.

A three-alarm fire in Elizabeth displaced 15 people.

A three-alarm fire in Elizabeth displaced 15 people.

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At 4:15 p.m., firefighters responded to the building at 1035 Elizabeth Avenue, Ruby Contreras, a spokeswoman for the city said. 

The heavy blaze necessitated firefighters to call a second and third alarm, requesting additional units to the scene, Contreras said. 

No injuries were reported and the fire declared under control after two hours, Contreras said. Multiple fundraisers have been set up to assist those displaced by the blaze. 

To view the fundraisers, click here and here.

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