Fire at Senior Complex Displaces Five on Sunday
Monday, September 9, 2013 • 12:39pm
PATERSON, NJ - A fire damaged the fifth floor of the Maurice J. Brick Residence for senior citizens at 70 Dey St. on Sunday afternoon.
According to Tour Commander Chief Bruce Van der Voort, the blaze began around 4 p.m. Four engines responded to the fire, which burned for about 40 minutes before being brought under control. There was damage to the fifth floor of the high-rise structure, as well as some to the floor below.
No injuries were reported either to residents or to firefighters, although five occupants were displaced and had to go stay with relatives or friends in the area.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.