Firefighters praised for containing 3-alarm blaze

One firefighter suffered minor injuries in the weekend fire

By Stephanie Akin
Herald News

RUTHERFORD, N.J. — At least one firefighter was treated for minor injuries while fighting a three-alarm blaze that appeared to have started in a barbershop in a commercial building on Ames Avenue, Mayor Joseph DeSalvo Jr. said Saturday.

DeSalvo credited firefighters with preventing the Friday night blaze from causing more widespread damage.

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