NJ firehouse burglarized while firefighters were saving 16-year-old boy

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

JERSEY CITY, N.J. β€” A firehouse in Jersey City, New Jersey, has been burglarized while firefighters were saving a life.

Officials say the burglar made off with wallets, cash, credit cards and other personal items at the Jersey City Fire Department’s Tower Ladder 4, near Dwight Street, on Thursday night.

Fire Chief Darren Rivers says firefighters were rescuing a 16-year-old boy from the third floor of a burning building.

They returned to the firehouse and discovered they had been burglarized.