Newark, NJ – Firefighter Suffered Injuries on S 16th St
Newark, NJ (June 16, 2020) – A firefighter was hospitalized with injuries following a house fire in Newark on Sunday morning, June 14th. The fire department was called to a three-story wooden frame early that morning. An estimated 90 firefighters responded to two vacant buildings located at the 509 and 513 blocks of S. 16th Street.
One of the firefighters was transported to University Hospital for treatment. The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. No other injuries were reported.
An ongoing investigation into the crash is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
New Jersey House Fire Injuries
On average, fire departments across the country respond to nearly 354,400 house fires each year. Around 2,620 civilian deaths annually are the result of house fires. An estimated 11,220 people are injured in residential fires.
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