DEVELOPING NEWARK NJ: Three-Alarm House Fire Burning in Newark's North Ward

Firefighters are on the scene of a multi-alarm house fire that's burning in Newark's North Ward at this time.

According to preliminary reports, heavy fire tor through a two and a half story wood framed house located in the 100 block of Mt. Prospect Avenue just before 7 p.m.

Firefighters arrived at the scene and found the structure fully involved with flames extending to neighboring homes according to officials.

As the blaze intensified, firefighters struck a second then a third alarm for manpower as crews on the scene went to work dousing the fire with water from several lines ran to the burning house.

As of 7:30 p.m., fire officials have not called the fire under control and no injuries were reported.

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