Massive Fire Caused by Negligent Workers Leaves Several Homeless and Injured




Massive Fire Caused by Negligent Workers Leaves Several Homeless and Injured

A work crew may have been responsible for the massive blaze that swept through a New Jersey apartment complex early this morning, and even National Transportation Safety Board investigators have become involved in the case.  The fire sent six people to the hospital, including three who were in critical condition, and left many more without a place to live.  One person may also be missing, though at this time their whereabouts remain unclear.

The fire was started by an early morning explosion at the apartment complex, located at 30 Elm Street in Bergenfield NJ, a small city near New York City.

The fire started around 9 am this morning when a work crew began excavating an oil tank near the building.  The hole that the crew dug caved in and apparently caused a hole to appear in a gas line, which may have been the cause of the initial explosion.

Some 500 firefighting personnel responded to the fire this morning.  Investigators are currently gearing up to enter the apartments to search for survivors or any other people remaining unaccounted for.

Survivors are urged to contact legal help immediately in order to recoup any damages caused by this negligent blaze.

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