- Associated Press - Thursday, February 18, 2016

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - A fast-moving house fire in New Jersey has left five people injured, including a toddler.

Officials tell WNBC-TV (https://bit.ly/1SAXkG5 ) the fire broke out at the Jersey City home just after 4 a.m. Thursday. Two neighboring homes also caught fire.

Jersey City Fire Chief Darren Rivers says four adults and a toddler were inside the first home and had to jump to safety. The toddler and one adult had burns, the other three adults had smoke inhalation.

One firefighter fell through the home’s floor. It’s unclear if he’s injured.

The fire is under control and the cause is under investigation.

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