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City of Newark Police Division
Saturday March 18th, 2023 :: 10:51 a.m. EDT


Newark Firefighters Extinguish 3-Alarm Fire at 851 South 19th Street

Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé reports that firefighters have extinguished a 3-alarm fire at 851 South 19th Street today, Saturday, March 18, 2023.

At approximately 7:07 a.m., firefighters responded to 851 S. 19th Street on a call of fire. A second alarm was called at 7:08 a.m. and a 3rd alarm called at 7:38 a.m. Two additional buildings have been exposed at 853 S. 19th Street and 849 S. 19th Street. The fire was considered under control at 9:42 a.m. No injuries have been reported, however 15 adults and one child have been relocated.

The cause and origin of the fire is under investigation by the Newark Department of Public Safety’s Arson Unit. #newarknj #publicsafety #firefighter #firefighters #community #partnership #newjersey #fire

City of Newark Police Division
480 Clinton Ave
Newark, NJ 07108

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Non-emergencies: 973-733-6000

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