HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a five-alarm fire at a northern New Jersey building that extended to some adjoining buildings is under control.
At least two firefighters sustained injuries while battling the blaze, which broke out Sunday morning in Harrison and burned for several hours. Their injuries are not considered serious.
It's not yet clear what sparked the blaze, which apparently started on the ground floor and spread toward a nearby apartment building. No civilian injuries have been reported.
The fire sent heavy, black smoke spewing from the two-story buildings in the Hudson County community. Witnesses also reported hearing an explosion shortly after firefighters arrived.
Traffic is being detoured in the area, leading to some travel delays. The fire also forced organizers to re-route a St. Patrick's Day parade being staged nearby.