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Newark firefighters battle 2 fires within 24 hours

Thu Jan 05 11:00:14 EST 2017 | NJ.com
NEWARK -- Firefighters battled two blazes within less than 24 hours in the city, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said Thursday. The first fire was reported around 11:40 a.m. Wednesday at a Broadway building that housed the El Merengue Restaurant on the first floor with apartments on the upper levels, according to Ambrose. Firefighters found the bulk of the fire was in the restaurant's ventilation system and had spread to the second floor, the director added. Four people from t..

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NEWARK -- Firefighters battled two blazes within less than 24 hours in the city, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said Thursday. The first fire was reported aroun..
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HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say rescuers have discovered a third body following a New Year's Day fire in a large apartment building in Massachusetts. Officials say the blaze ..
HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say rescuers have discovered a third body following a New Year's Day fire in a large apartment building in Massachusetts. Officials say the blaze ..
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Noah Cohen | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com By Noah Cohen | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com | Follow on Twitter on January 03, 2017 at 2:46 PM, updated January 03, 2017 at 2:49 PM EAST OR..
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