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DEVELOPING SUMMIT: Non-Life Threatening Injuries for Firefighter Injured in Summit House Fire

By rlsmetro on

A firefighter suffered minor injuries after fighting a fire that ignited inside of a house in Summit on Friday morning.

According to preliminary reports, heavy fire tore through a two and a half story house located in the 50's block of Morris Avenue at approximately 9:30 a.m.

Crews arrived to find smoke and flames coming from the second floor of the wood-framed structure.

Firefighters were able to knock down the blaze in under a half-hour with no other injuries reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

UPDATE 10:52 A.M. Police officer to the hospital after suffering smoke inhalation.