No injuries were reported after a three-alarm apartment fire flared up in Hoboken early this morning, officials said.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
The Hoboken Fire Department responded to a call at 62 Monroe St. around 5:30 a.m. and it was ruled under control by 6:50 a.m., according to the city’s official Twitter page.
Also on Twitter, Mayor Dawn Zimmer thanked first responders, including firefighters, police and the office of emergency management, for a timely response that saw everyone – including pets – evacuated safely.
Furthermore, Hoboken police have noted that Monroe Street between 1st Street and Observer Highway, as well as Observer Highway between Madison and Monroe Streets, were closed as a result of the fire – but have just been reopened minutes ago.
HFD is responding to a fire at 62 Monroe St. Monroe St is closed Observer-Newark. Observer is closed Madison to Monroe.
— City of Hoboken (@CityofHoboken) April 14, 2017
Thanks to HFD, OEM and Police for fast response to fire early this am on Monroe St. Thankfully everyone, including pets, got out safely.
— Dawn Zimmer (@dawnzimmernj) April 14, 2017
Roads closed as a result of this morning’s fire at 64 Monroe Street have been re-opened. Wishing everyone a safe weekend.
— Hoboken Police (@HobokenPD) April 14, 2017