23:19 GMT +322 January 2020
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    A massive fire raged through a construction site in suburban New Jersey on Sunday night, according to local media reports.

    The blaze, which is reported to have started around 8 p.m., tore through two apartment buildings under construction in a business district. According to eyewitnesses, the flame swept the building in less than a minute.

    “This is a disastrous fire that is very difficult to contain and has the potential to spread to all nearby structures,” police said.

    ​The fire then spread to three neighboring buildings.

    ​Information about the victims has not yet been reported. Police advised residents to stay vigilant.

    The cause of the incident is being investigated.


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