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Video: 4 Alarm Row House Fire in Jersey City, NJ. Check out the Trench Cut on this Job. (3 Videos)

Firefighters battle a four-alarm fire in Jersey City, N.J. spreading through a row of homes. Some six of the 14 homes are believed affected by the blaze. (March 27). The fire occurred on Belmont Avenue. 100 Firefighters worked for 3 hours to contain the fire. Take a look at the trench cut the firefighters made across the roof-line. What a job that must have been!

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Venting the Roof – Video

Here is something you rarely see in my department. Venting the roof on a single family dwelling. It isn't that we don't want to do it and it isn't that we don't know how to do it. It is more of a culture of firefighting that hasn't included venting roofs on SFD's.

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