Amassive 5-alarm fire has been reported in Bayonne, New Jersey. According to Northeast Fire Buffs, scanners are indicating that this five-alarm fire is in the vicinity of 84-86 Andrew Street. The fire has spread to multiple buildings in the area.
The fire is located on Andrew Street between Ave. C and JFK (onlookers have pinpointed it as being on 17th between Kennedy and C.)
The NJ Incident Alerts Twitter account noted that residents were asked to avoid the area as firefighters seek to gain control of the blaze.
A large police and fire response can be seen in the area.
Here’s another look at the fire in Constable Hook, New Jersey. This report places the fire at 84 Andrew Street. According to Citizen, personnel on the scene have indicated that a building collapsed from the fire. This is still being confirmed.
The fire was first reported around 11:15 a.m. and now it appears that multiple homes are affected. The smoke from the fire can be seen miles away.
Witnesses have said that a roof looks like it was about to collapse, but no injuries or fatalities have been confirmed. The fire may have started when a plumber was trying to fix a water pipe, ABC 7 reported, but officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.
This is a developing story.