Major blaze burning in downtown Jersey City

Major blaze burning in downtown Jersey City

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Firefighters are battling a multialarm blaze in the downtown area of New Jersey's second largest city.

The Jersey Journal reports the fire broke out Wednesday afternoon and could be seen on the top floor and roof of a Grove Street building that houses a pizzeria on its ground floor.

One firefighter was injured while battling the blaze, but further details were not immediately available.

Firefighters closed off several major streets in the downtown area while they battled the blaze, causing major delays for commuters and people who were headed out for the holidays.


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