Police Officer Injured Rescuing People From New Jersey Fire

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014  |  Updated 8:33 PM EDT
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
A police officer suffered smoke inhalation injuries while helping rescue people from a fire in Weehawken, New Jersey Tuesday. Rob Schmitt has more.

A police officer suffered smoke inhalation injuries while helping rescue people from a fire in Weehawken, New Jersey Tuesday. Rob Schmitt has more.

advertisement

A police officer suffered smoke inhalation injuries while helping rescue people from a fire in New Jersey Tuesday.

Authorities said the officer was hurt while getting people out of the residential fire on Hackensack Plank Road in Weehawken. The officer was expected to be fine.

Several families were displaced and the building will have to be torn down, officials said.

The fire went to five alarms as firefighters had difficulty with snowy and icy conditions.

--Rob Schmitt contributed to this story

Get the latest headlines sent to your inbox!
View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print
Leave Comments
What's New
Follow us on Instagram!
We post photos taken by our news... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out