Three city firefighters suffered burns to their heads while battling a blaze in an apartment building Saturday night on East 18th Street, authorities said.
The fire broke out around 11:30 p.m. at a three-story residential building located at 746 East 18th Street, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes and Paterson fire Chief Michael Postorino said in a joint statement.
The firefighters’ injuries are not life-threatening, authorities said. They are being treated at the Burn Center at Saint Barnabas in Livingston.
None of the building’s tenants suffered any injuries, authorities said.