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Crews tear down a building on Elizabeth Avenue and Morrell Street following a four-alarm fire in Elizabeth, N.J. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Elizabeth, NJ, Fire Displaces About 40 People; Building Demolished

Firefighters worked overnight in smothering smoke at Elizabeth Avenue and Morrell Street battling a blaze that tore though the three-story building, gutting apartments on the upper levels and businesses below.

11/30/2014

Elizabeth apartment building fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Teenager Killed In Raging Fire In Elizabeth, N.J.

Firefighters made multiple attempts to go into the burning three-story building to rescue people inside but the fire was so fierce that it caused the center of the structure to collapse.

06/16/2013

A warehouse fire is seen from Chopper 880 - Elizabeth, NJ - Dec 22, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Firefighters Contain Elizabeth Warehouse Fire

The fire started Wednesday afternoon inside the old Burry Biscuits warehouse on Newark Avenue. The fire chief declared the fire was under control Saturday.

12/24/2011

Elizabeth Warehouse Fire (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Crews Attempt To Extinguish Persistent Elizabeth Warehouse Fire

Fire officials say they may not be able to completely extinguish the blaze until this weekend or possibly into next week.

12/23/2011