On Jan. 21, residents of Avalon at Edgewater, a luxury apartment complex in Edgewater, N.J., watched in horror as their apartments and all their belongings were destroyed by a massive fire. Luckily only two residents and two firefighters sustained minor injuries, although several pets may have died in the fire.

Maintenance workers doing plumbing repairs with a blow torch in the wall of an apartment reportedly started the fire. They called their supervisor when the fire started before calling 911, and the fire quickly raged out of control.

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