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2 Alarm Fire on Franklin Street in Hackensack Under Investigation 

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photos courtesy of Hackensack Fire Department

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hackensack NJ, On Tuesday, January 18th at 1928 hours Hackensack Fire Department headquarters received multiple calls reporting a structure fire at 27 Franklin Street.  Upon arrival Deputy 1 had heavy fire in  two wood frame dwellings and transmitted a 2nd alarm.  Upon arrival, companies put multiple hand lines into service knocking down fire in both 1st and 2nd floors of both dwellings. Fire extended into the attic of both dwellings.  Ladder companies from Hackensack and Englewood ventilated the roof of both dwellings , assisted with searches  and opening up in both dwellings.

Fire was  brought under control and a little over an hour extensive overhaul to be conducted. Additional companies from Hackensack, Bogota ,Englewood,  Teaneck and Ridgefield Park  assisted at the scene.   Hackensack UMC, BLS and ALS ,  Little Ferry, BLS and holy name BLS were on scene and transported six people with minor injuries to the hospital.  During primary searches ladder 1 did rescue a dog and returned it to its owner.  Fire is currently  under investigation  by Hackensack fire prevention.

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