Apartment tenants escape fire in Newark high-rise

Fire erupted at a high-rise apartment complex in Newark Tuesday. Fire officials say the pre-dawn fire at the Stephen Crane Elderly Complex started on the building's fourth-floor. Firefighters were able

News 12 Staff

Sep 6, 2006, 12:02 PM

Updated 6,467 days ago

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Apartment tenants escape fire in Newark high-rise
Fire erupted at a high-rise apartment complex in Newark Tuesday.
Fire officials say the pre-dawn fire at the Stephen Crane Elderly Complex started on the building's fourth-floor. Firefighters were able to contain the blaze, which mostly damaged one apartment. A 72-year-old woman who suffered chest pains was taken to a local hospital. A firefighter also suffered a sprained ankle.
Fire officials are continuing their investigation into what caused the fire.


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