Early Morning House Fire Under Investigation in West Orange

There were no injuries reported after a small fire ignited inside a house in West Orange on Sunday morning.

According to preliminary reports, West Orange firefighters responded to the 17 Northfield Avenue after receiving reports of a fire in a large multi-family wood framed house.

Upon arrival, crews found all occupants out of the home and were able to knock the blaze down in under a half hour.

Officials say several animals were pulled out of the house alive and after a search of the building, there were no trapped or injured occupants.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.