Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
Member Login


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
Action Center

Vote for elections, resolutions, and bylaws.

Submit your grievances, issues, and suggestions.

Upcoming Events
FMBA 9 General Meeting
Nov 05, 2019
Knights of Columbus #253 328 Union Av Elizabeth, NJ 07208 2nd Floor
Retirement Dinner 2019
Nov 08, 2019
Renaissance Hotel Newark Airport 1000 Spring Street (1&9 Southbound) Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMBA State Meeting
Nov 13, 2019
Elks Lodge 281 Chestnut St Union, NJ 07083
NJ League of Municipalities
Nov 19, 2019
Atlantic City NJ
NJ League of Municipalities
Nov 20, 2019
Atlantic City NJ
10 Displaced, 2 Buildings Damaged in 5-Alarm Fire in Elizabeth
Updated On: Oct 11, 2018
Fire crews remained on scene the morning after a fire on 2nd Street in Elizabeth on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015. Photo by: Katie Lannan.

August 4, 2015 - ELIZABETH - Ten people were left without homes after a five-alarm fire in two buildings on the 200 block of Second Street in Elizabeth Monday night, according to city spokeswoman Kelly Vence.

Two buildings were heavily damaged in the blaze, which began around 11:15 p.m., Vence said.

Vence said the cause of the fire is under investigation. The fire began in the rear of one of the buildings and then spread to the building next door.

According to Elizabeth Fire Chief Thomas McNamara, the two buildings involved were a three-story wood-frame apartment building with a church on the first floor and 2.5-story wood-frame building with a commercial tenant on the first floor and apartments on the second floor.

McNamara said both buildings are uninhabitable due to fire and water damage and that crews were still doing overhaul work and putting out hot spots this morning.

Several local fire departments were called in to assist with putting out the fire and no one was injured.

This article appeared on authored by Jessica Remo.

Listen Live
Elizabeth NJ Fire Department Live Audio

Elizabeth FMBA Local 9
Copyright © 2019, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

116950 hits since Dec 20, 2013
Mobile Version

Top of Page image