Five N.J. Firefighters Hurt at Feb.9 Fire


Five firefighters were injured Feb. 9 while battling a four-alarm house fire in Union Township, N.J.

One firefighter required surgery for an undisclosed injury.

Crews were evacuated from the cluttered two-and-a-half story house due to deteroriating conditions.

The fire was declared under control around 1:30 p.m.

Mutual aid departments that operated on scene were Elizabeth, Cranford, Linden, Summit and Roselle.