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Fire destroys salon, displaces 6 people in Perth Amboy

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PERTH AMBOY -

A fire has displaced six people and destroyed a beauty salon in Perth Amboy.

The fire happened this morning on the 300 block of Elm Street.

According to fire crews, they rescued one person, and others got out.

"Members went inside and started to extinguish the fire,” says Chief Michael Zylka. At the same time, members went into the adjacent building, removed one victim, and pulled that lady out. We also assisted three other people off the back roof."

A total of six people are displaced because of smoke and fire damage.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.

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