Hoboken car fire on 14th Street Viaduct briefly closes road on Wednesday


A Hoboken car fire on the 14th Street Viaduct briefly closed the roadway that connects the Mile Square City to Union City and Jersey City yesterday.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

“I can confirm a car fire broke out on the Viaduct just before 4:30 yesterday. Hoboken Fire [Department] responded and quickly put it out. The road was shut temporarily, with Hoboken and Union City PD assisting with traffic control,” said Hoboken public safety spokeswoman Marci Rubin.

The Hoboken Fire Department’s Ladder 1, Engine 1, Rescue 1, and Engine 3 were on scene and extinguished the fire underΒ  the command of Battalion Chief Lou Moyeno.

Additionally, no injuries were reported and the cause of the fire remains under investigation, Rubin added.

The Hoboken Police Department tweeted the viaduct was fully reopened to traffic around 5:26 p.m.

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  1. Wow, Marci is working today and she can confirm this report!
    Good to know the tax payers are getting what they paid for…