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Fire destroys Islamic center in NJ

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Al Tawheed Muslim Cultural Center, 984 West Side Ave., Jersey City Al Tawheed Muslim Cultural Center, 984 West Side Ave., Jersey City
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - A fire destroyed an Islamic center in Jersey City Friday.

SkyFoxHD was over the Al Tawheed Muslim Cultural Center on West Side Ave. where firefighters working the fire from the roof and perimeter of the building.

The fire broke out at about 5:45 a.m. There were no injuries reported and there was no indication that anyone was inside the building when the fire erupted.

The blaze was brought under control at about 6:45 a.m., reported the Associated Press.

The flames did not appear to have spread to adjacent buildings, but firefighters remained around the building to prevent the flames from jumping.

The Al Tawheed Muslim Center is located just north of Sip Ave.
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