Fire hits pair of apartment buildings in Union City

Authorities in Union City say nearly three dozen people have been forced from their homes by a fire that spread to two adjacent apartment buildings.The

UNION CITY - Authorities in Union City say nearly three dozen people have been forced from their homes by a fire that spread to two adjacent apartment buildings.

The fire broke out at around 4 p.m. yesterday. Smoke from the blaze was visible across the Hudson River in Manhattan.

The fire reportedly began in the basement of one of the three-story buildings on Park Avenue and spread to the building next door. The first building partially collapsed. The roadway remains closed while crews work to overhaul the buildings.

No injuries to residents were reported as a result of the blaze. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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