A three-alarm fire evacuated the Marineview Plaza in Hoboken this afternoon, with no serious injuries reported, though some residents are being treated for smoke inhalation.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
“A 3 alarm fire at 2 Marine View Plaza has been declared under control. @HobokenVol_EMS is treating victims,” the Hoboken Fire Department tweeted minutes ago.
According to Mayor Ravi Bhalla’s Deputy Chief of Staff Jason Freeman, the blaze began on the 17th story of the building and spread to the 18th floor. As of about 1:15 p.m., a fire investigator was on the way to determine the cause and scope of the incident.
The fire was deemed under control around 1 p.m. and no firefighters sustained any injuries, though some residents are being treated for smoke inhalation.
Bhalla tweeted that the city’s Office of Constituent Affairs and Red Cross will be available to assist displaced residents.