PATERSON, NJ- A Wednesday fire at Madison Avenue and 21st Avenue that left five families homeless could have been much worse, according to FMBA Local 2 President Kyle Hughes.

"There is no doubt that his was a devastating fire," Hughes said. "However," he continued pointing to the extraordinary efforts that prevented the fire's conitnued spread, "without the actions of every single Paterson firefighter that was on the scene that night, it could have been much worse."


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