4-alarm fire consumes 2 homes at 10th Avenue and East 23rd Street in Paterson

Fire crews are battling heavy wind conditions at a four-alarm fire in Paterson. (3/31/14)

PATERSON - Fire crews battled heavy wind conditions as a four-alarm fire raged in Paterson.

The blaze at the multi-use buildings at the corner of 10th Avenue and East 23rd Street was reported just after 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Reports indicate that a roof collapsed and the fire consumed two homes.

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Four firefighters suffered minor injuries during the incident.

Officials say another firefighter fell through a floor, but was successfully rescued from the building.

This is the second major fire in Paterson in less than a week.

There are no reported injuries, but approximately 20 people have been displaced.

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