Hoboken Fire at 11th & Adams

At around 10am this morning – residents called Hoboken Fire Department with reports of fire in a building near the Hoboken High School field ( JFK Stadium) at 11th & Adams Streets.

Fire companies responded to confirm that there was indeed a fire on the second floor, with smoke and visible flames.

Police found the tenant of the apartment and discovered that the sofa had caught fire after he fell asleep with a lit cigarette.

The fire was quickly knocked down, and there were no reports of injuries.