Bayonne firefighters quickly extinguish second floor blaze in apartment building

first_imgBayonneNews Bayonne man pepper sprayed, arrested after punching cop in the face, authorities say Bayonne Facebook Twitter Bayonne firefighters quickly extinguished a second floor blaze in an apartment complex yesterday afternoon that briefly had the building evacuated. Photo courtesy of the Bayonne Office of Emergency Management.By John Heinis/Hudson County ViewAt 4:31 p.m. today, Bayonne firefighters were dispatched to 131 West 54th Street on a report of “smoke in the building,” Chief Keith Weaver said in a statement.When firefighters arrived, they found fire in a second floor hallway and air shaft that extended up to the third floor hallway. They used two hand-lines to extinguish the blaze and the fire was declared under control in approximately 30 minutes, officials said.“Firefighters responded rapidly and professionally, and due to their actions they quickly extinguished this fire. A fire investigation is underway, however, the fire is not deemed suspicious at this time,” Weaver added.After a structural evaluation, the building department allowed all residents to return to their homes yesterday evening. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Bayonne Previous article4 Jersey City cops forced to resign, settle charges, over pursuit that ended in fiery crashNext articleU.S. Army: Bayonne council candidate was convicted of having sex with a minor John Heinis By John Heinis – September 18, 2019 8:41 am 0 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR TAGSbayonne fire departmentbayonne office of emergency managementkeith weaver SHARE Bayonne Bayonne firefighters quickly extinguish second floor blaze in apartment building CarePoint Health reaches deal for Cigna Health Insurance to join their network Bayonne man busted with cocaine, heroin, semi-automatic handgun after fleeing from copslast_img read more