- Sunday February 19th, 2012 :: 09:11 p.m. EST
Fire at 3rd & Washington; Shelter Opened at Multi Service Center
A major fire which is still ongoing started shortly after 7pm this evening at a 5 story building at 300 Washington St. Streets in the vicinity are closed to traffic.
At this time, the Fire Department believes that all occupants were safely evacuated, and a few were treated for smoke inhalation. A shelter has been set up at the Multi Service Center (2nd St and Grand St) for any residents that were displaced.
The City thanks the Hoboken Fire Department, Police Department, EMS, CERT, and fire departments from Newark, Elizabeth, and East Newark for their assistance.
City of Hoboken
94 Washington St
Hoboken, NJ 07030