Resident burned in Bayonne house fire that displaced 9 people

One resident of the second floor was burned and taken to the hospital. A firefighter was treated for a minor injury.

Lanette Espy

Jul 10, 2024, 10:26 AM

Updated 9 days ago

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Nine people were displaced Tuesday morning after a fire broke out at a home in Bayonne.
Smoke was seen billowing out of several windows when the fire erupted at 11:14 a.m. at 120 W. 44th St. Bayonne Fire Deputy Chief Bill Bartos said the fire started on the second floor of the two-family home. The exterior of a neighboring house was slightly damaged.
One resident of the second floor was burned and taken to the hospital. A firefighter was treated for a minor injury.
The Red Cross says it's assisting seven people in four families.
There’s no word yet on how the fire started, but fire officials believe it was accidental.


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