PATERSON (AP) — It took firefighters more than two hours to get the upper hand on a blaze in a liquor store and apartment building in Paterson.


Fire on 12th Avenue in Paterson (ABC 7)

The apartments were above the liquor store in the 2½-story structure on Rosa Parks Boulevard. The fire was reported around 5:15 a.m. Friday.

Deputy Fire Chief Michael Fleming tells The Record ( ) newspaper one woman was injured and as many as nine residents were displaced by the blaze.

The cause has not been determined.

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