Fire Fighter Injured in Elizabeth House Fire

A late night fire at a Chestnut Street home injured a firefighter and severely damaged the residence.

Crews arrived to the three-story wood frame home shortly after 11:30 p.m. on the 1100 block of Chestnut Street, where they encountered heavy fire on the third floor.

A firefighter and an occupant of the home suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to officials.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Chestnut Street, Elizabeth, NJ