Girls Jump From Balcony to Escape Fire in Edgewater, New Jersey

StoryfulPublished: April 10, 2018
Published: April 10, 2018

Ilker Kesiktas shot dramatic video of several girls escaping a fire that broke out in a dance studio on the second story of a building in Edgewater, New Jersey, on April 9, by jumping off a fire escape with flames at their feet. Edgewater Mayor Michael McPartland’s said the fire started on the first floor and quickly spread to the second, forcing people to evacuate via the second story balcony. Witnesses were able to help the girls escape the flames by assisting them with ladders. Five people were taken to the hospital but there were no fatalities, authorities reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation. Credit: Ilker Kesiktas via Storyful

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