Video of Companies working a 4 Alarm Fire in Perth Amboy, New Jersey. Video was posted by Perth Amboy First Responders and description is below.
“11-18-18 Working Fire 4th Alarm 454 State St The Department responded to a reported explosion at 454 State Street at 04:12 on 11/18/18. Units arrived, confirmed that an explosion had occurred and reported a working fire with residents above still exiting. 12 occupants were safely removed. The fire escalated to 4 alarms and was contained to the building of origin. Two tower ladders and numerous hoselines were used to bring the fire under control. Responding units were E-3, E-1, E-4, T-2, C-5, C-1, C-3, C-9, C-2 & C-8. Mutual aid from Keasbey, Hopelawn, South Amboy, Fords, Port Reading, Sayreville, Iselin & Edison assisted on location along with the Middlesex County Fire Marshal’s Office. Middlesex, North Brunswick, Colonia & Piscataway covered the city during the incident. The fire is currently under investigation and crews are still operating awaiting the demolition crew to bring the building down to complete extinguishment. There were no civilian injuries and there were three firefighter injuries that were all treated and released from the hospital. FIRE 4TH ALARM FIRE WORKING STRUCTURE FIRE FIRE 2018 2018″