FMBA President: ‘We’re lucky not to be going to a funeral or funerals’

By Ron Leir

Observer Correspondent


The five-alarm blaze that ripped through two Latino restaurants, a church, and several residential buildings in Harrison on March 10 has ignited a political firestorm about the level of fire protection services in the town.

A count by the Harrison Mayor’s Office had at least 28 residents, including 12 school-age children, from the 600 block of Frank E. Rodgers (FER) Blvd. North displaced by the fire, which also extended to 8 1/2 Davis St. The Harrison Education Foundation is accepting donations on behalf of the families. Continue Reading