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Car Fire Forces Evacuation of Center City Mall

By JOE MALINCONICO / PATERSONPRESS.COM

January 10, 2012 at 1:47 PM

PATERSON, NJ - A car fire in the parking garage at Center City Mall forced the evacuation of the shopping area for about two hours Tuesday morning, authorities said.

The blaze was contain to the one vehicle's engine and no one was hurt in the incident, which happened at about 9 am, according to city fire officials.

A section of Ward Street also was shut down as firefighters responded to the incident, officials said.