Once again, a massive fire destroys a large stick built apartment complex, this time in Edgewater, NJ. Miraculously, there were no fatalities, just a few minor injuries. However, the comments made by Edgewater Fire Chief Thomas Jacobson are priceless: "the fire appears to have started on the first floor and quickly spread through the floors and walls because of the building's lightweight wood construction. If it was made out of concrete and cinder block, we wouldn't have this problem," adding the building complied with construction codes. He said the sprinklers were working and going off when crews first arrived to the scene.
This is the second time this complex has burned down; the first was in 2000 while under construction!
Follow this link for videos and the complete story: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2015/01/22/hundreds-displaced-after-massive-fire-engulfs-edgewater-apartment-complex/
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