A fire destroyed a home in Franklin Township, New Jersey, Saturday afternoon.
The fire started just before 5 p.m. on Friday, on the 7800 block of Pleasure Ave. Within minutes the wind carried flames from one home to the next, authorities said. The fire leveled three homes and damaged eleven more.
The blaze broke around 8 p.m. at a hair salon on West 145th Street and quickly spread into neighboring shops.
A Ringwood, New Jersey home was destroyed by a fire but the family that it belonged to made it out safely thanks to a quick-thinking young boy.
Officials say the displaced family _ a couple with four young children _ planned to temporarily stay with relatives.
A family in New Jersey narrowly escaped a fire that broke out as they were about to put their Thanksgiving meal on the table.
Residents were evacuated on Saturday night as a fast-moving fire ripped through an apartment complex in Union Township, N.J.
The woman’s body was found inside of her Hawthorne Ave. home in the Willowbrook section of the island.
The four alarm blaze broke out in a building on John F. Kennedy Boulevard and could be seen from as far away as the West Side of Manhattan.
A massive fire tore through an apartment building in Spring Valley, leaving dozens homeless.
About 400 acres either in or near remote areas of the Winslow Wildlife Management Area in Camden County have been blackened overall by the fires.
Investigators say the fire started inside a ground-floor laundromat and quickly spread to the apartments above and nearby building.
Fire officials say the family was inside when they heard the crackling fire even before their smoke alarm went off.
By the time firefighters arrived on the scene, two buildings were fully engulfed in flames. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
Firefighters responding to the fire found four bedrooms filled with the plants.