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Thanksgiving Day brought tragedy for families and first responders in a New Jersey city.
A devastating apartment explosion in West New York, New Jersey, has left multiple firefighters injured and families displaced from their homes.
The firefighters succeeded in evacuating the residents of the building on Bergenline Avenue in the New York City suburb as the fire raged, according to WABC-TV.
Ten members of the firefighting force were injured in the emergency operation, which included “mayday” calls from first responders.
The injuries include broken bones and effects of smoke inhalation, according to WPIX-TV on Friday. Fortunately, no fatalities had occurred as a result of the incident, and no residents were injured.
Twenty residents of the building have been displaced as a result of the destruction.
Video from the scene of the disaster revealed a powerful explosion rocking an upstairs apartment building as a serious fire already was blazing.
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