Officials: Large fire destroys strip mall in Clifton

A major fire destroyed a strip mall along Piaget Avenue in Clifton Wednesday afternoon.

News 12 Staff

Jun 15, 2022, 9:46 PM

Updated 727 days ago

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A major fire destroyed a strip mall along Piaget Avenue in Clifton Wednesday afternoon.
Officials say that the fire started around 4 p.m. at 433 Piaget Ave. near Route 46.
The building housed four businesses, including two restaurants and four apartment units.
Clifton fire officials say that fire departments from several towns helped battle the blaze. Chief Frank Prezioso says that there were some issues with the water supply while fighting the fire. The building is believed to be a total loss.
No injuries were reported.
Nearby buildings were evacuated as a precaution. Route 46 was closed in both directions for a time, but has since been reopened.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known.


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