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Officials: 4 injured, 2 dogs dead after fire breaks out at Paterson home

Officials say the incident occurred at 50 Madison Ave. just before 5:45 a.m.

Tony Caputo and Rob Taub

Sep 20, 2023, 11:18 AM

Updated 272 days ago

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Officials say multiple people were injured and two dogs are dead after fire broke out at a Paterson home on Wednesday.
They say the incident occurred at 50 Madison Ave. just before 5:45 a.m.
When firefighters arrived, they found several people unconscious and two dogs were trapped on the third floor. The dogs were found dead when pulled from the house.
Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh said those evacuated included two adults, an 8-year-old and one infant. They were all taken to St. Joseph's University Medical Center for evaluation.
No word on what caused the fire and no other exposure to other houses in the area.


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