Officials: Victim ID’d in fatal Paterson fire that also left 40 people without a home

Officials in Paterson say one person was killed, and another 40 are without a home, following a large fire.

News 12 Staff

Nov 9, 2020, 11:20 AM

Updated 1,349 days ago

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Officials in Paterson say one person was killed, and another 40 are without a home, following a large fire.
The fire started early Sunday morning in a home on Summer Street, then spread to other buildings.
According to officials, the victim has been identified as Felicia Hernandez De La Cruz.
Officials say two firefighters were slightly hurt.
The Red Cross is helping nine families find short-term housing.            
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.


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