On Wednesday, February 5th 2014 the Paterson NJ Fire Department responded to Getty Ave near George St on a reported fire. First arriving units quickly called a 2nd alarm upon arriving at a well involved 3 story Mill with surrounding exposures. A 3rd alarm with mutual aid was called shortly thereafter as Deputy 3 arrived and was confronted with a 3sty 300x300 "L" shaped mill type construction fully involved. Companies performed exterior operations in ice conditions through the night until containment could be made. Minor extension was made into a 1sty building on the Gould St side but was quickly knocked down by 2 hand lines and sprinklers.
Crews remained rotating for 3 days during the overhaul process and mutual aid from Bergen, Passaic, Morris, and Essex counties were utilized to assist.
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