Fire sparks in North Bergen high rise

A fire tore through a North Bergen high rise today on Boulevard East. Fire officials say the fire broke out at about 1 p.m. on

Officials say a space heater may have caused the fire.

Officials say a space heater may have caused the fire. (12/9/13)

NORTH BERGEN - A fire tore through a North Bergen high rise today on Boulevard East.

Fire officials say the fire broke out at about 1 p.m. on the 15th floor of the Parker Imperial high rise.

Firefighters say an elderly man inside the apartment managed to escape unharmed.

One firefighter is being treated at Palisades Medical Center for smoke inhalation.

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