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NJ dad escapes three-alarm fire through window with 3 daughters

April 12, 2019 - 1:30 pm

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- A father was able to escape a three-alarm fire in his Jersey City home by climbing out a second floor window with his three young daughters Friday morning. 

The fire started in the rear section of the four family house on Gates Avenue just after 10:30 a.m. 


Neighbors were able to help them down. 

Firefighters quickly responded and were able to put out the flames but have previously been to that building. 

"We were here for a fire in December and they corrected the issues," Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop said. 

The cause of the flames are under investigation.

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