PHOTOS & VIDEOS below. BREAKING NEWS Several TLS reporters are currently on the scene of a fire at the corner of 7th and Lexington. Multiple FD PD and EMS units have just arrived on location to find heavy smoke coming out of the building. Most of the building has been evacuated at this time. We will keep you posted with any further details. Hatzolah has been requested to respond for mutual aid. Photos and videos will be posted soon.
U/D 1:05 a.m As of now, a few patients have been transported to KMC for smoke inhalation. Town hall has been opened up to accommodate the dozens of residents of the home, being transported by Bikur Cholim and Negba bus service.
U/D 2:47 a.m It was an electrical fire which started between the first and second floor. All emergency personnel have cleared the scene and all residents are back home. A big thank you must be given to: The LFD, LPD, Lakewood EMS, Hatzolah, Lakewood Volunteer First Aid Squad, Chaveirim, Bikur Cholim, Negba bus service and the OEM. Also, a big thank you to R’ Menashe Miller for opening up Town Hall for the residents.