BAYONNE – A fast-moving fire early this morning has displaced at least three families from their Bayonne homes.

The fire started at around 3:30 a.m. in the upstairs apartment of a two-story house on Avenue E, near 37th Street. It then spread to the three-story home next door.

Police say a husband and wife jumped from a second-floor window to escape the flames. The say the woman suffered a broken leg and possibly some back injuries, and the man suffered burns to his back.

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