Fire – 300 Washington Street
Hoboken Fire at 3rd & Washington burns for onwards of four hours
The fire is still going at 3rd and Washington, 90 minutes after HFD evacuated the building and the companies on scene battled the blaze from the exterior. Even neighboring buildings across the street were almost in jeopardy, and burning embers and debris blew across.
Here’s how the fire looked from near the W Hotel a short while ago.
Hoboken fire at 3rd & Washington not going out!
Fire has now fully engulfed the top floor.
ALL Hoboken fire personnel have now been ordered to EVACUATE the building – this is out of control!
Video: Hoboken fire at 3rd & Washington reaches top floor
The fire crept up to the top floor – and looks like it may make the roof. HFD is also reporting that it’s nearing the Washington Street side now, after primarily being on the 3rd Street side for the first two hours of the fire.
Video: Hoboken Fire at 3rd and Washington
Thanks to Hoboken411 reader Eric for sending in this quick cell phone clip of the flames coming out of the windows on the 3rd Street side of the building. Crazy scene indeed!
Hoboken Fire Update – 300 Washington Street
8:00pm: See updates to the status of this fire in the comments section.
Photo from the scene of the fire at 3rd & Washington:
Hoboken Working Fire at 300 Washington St.
Hoboken Fire Department is on scene at 300 Washington Street – with reports of a working fire on the 2nd Floor.
Heavy smoke conditions are being reported at the moment, and HFD is conducting their initial search of the scene while apparatus is being set up.