(EAST ORANGE, NJ) - Early Tuesday morning, a fire blazed through an apartment building on Park Street and Elm on the Orange/East Orange boarder. Although flames shot through ever level of the three floor structure, there was no report of injuries.This two alarm fire required firefighters to get creative and run lines through the back to knock it down. Firefighters were able to prevent the fire from spreading to the apartment building and the business next to the building on fire.

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