Elizabeth Firefighters Extinguish Residential Basement Fire

Elizabeth Firefighters are looking into the cause of a fire that ignited inside a basement on Thursday morning.

According to preliminary reports, firefighters were called to the 200 block of Amity Street shortly before 1:50 a.m. to investigate a fire inside a house.

Firefighters arrived at the scene and found heavy smoke coming from the basement of a home at that location.

Crews were able to get inside the home where they found the seat of the fire then extinguished the small blaze according to reports.

There were no injuries reported.