918 Willow Fire
Fire at 918 Willow trashes building, deli
Late last night, an electrical fire started on the 2nd floor of 918 Willow Avenue. It reached “3 alarm” status as firefighters from Hoboken and Jersey City knocked the blaze down, which crept in the walls, and caused significant damage to the building. D’s Soul Full Cafe (former Bagel Smashery – Josh & Ive’s) on the ground floor, while not damaged by fire – took a significant hit with smoke and water – and will be closed until further notice.
15 people were displaced, but no significant injuries were reported.
What a shoddy start to the new year! But big props to the emergency personnel who prevented further destruction.