A 3-alarm fire is burning a row of businesses and residences in Paterson.

The Record reports one of the buildings was a closed go-go bar and the D'Carbon restaurant. PSE+G was brought in following reports of a possible fire on a utility pole.

The flames are being whipped by high winds that blew embers around to start two other fires according to NBC New York.

The strong winds are being blamed for an earlier fire near Newark's Penn Station that temporarily closed several NJ Transit lines.