New Jersey Firefighters Unable To Get To Multiple Fires Due To Ida Flooding


Fires are continuing to burn Friday morning in the flooded town of Manville, New Jersey, following the devastating events of Hurricane Ida.

According to ABC7, The Saffron Banquet Hall on South Main Street exploded in flames at around 2AM, with residents from surrounding towns reporting hearing a loud explosion. Firefighters are unable to access the fire due to flooding completely surrounding the scene and taking over the parking lot. The fires are presumed to be gas related.

Additional homes continue to burn in the area due in inaccessibility. There are no injury reports as of right now. Check out the video of the damage in the player above.


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