Woman killed in Rahway fire; firefighter injured in Jersey City
RAHWAY — A woman died in a two-alarm house fire in Rahway while while an apartment building fire in Jersey City injured a firefighter .
Acting Rahway Fire Chief Michael Roberts told News 12 New Jersey that a woman was trapped on the second floor of the Washington Street house.
Three others escaped the home located near the Grover Cleveland Elementary School.
ABC 7 Eyewitness News identified the victim as Shonda Smith.
Meanwhile in Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop said a three-alarm fire at a multi-family three-story building on Garfield Avenue injured at least one firefighter. Aerial video from CBS New York shows flames coming from the roof.
The causes of both fires remain under investigation.