The Mysterious Story Behind Hoboken, New Jersey’s Deadly Wave Of Fires In The 1970s And 80s

Hoboken, New Jersey’s single worst fire occurred on June 30th, 1900 and killed at least 326 people. This fire broke out on a shipping dock located near the present-day Pier C Park. The loss of life and property was immense but unfortunately, it’s not Hoboken’s only fire-related tragedy.

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The Hoboken Fire Victims Memorial Project is working to identify the victims of the fires and create a memorial in the city. You can learn more about the memorial project here.

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