Early Morning Fire Rips Through House in Nutley

Firefighters in Nutley battled a raging fire that tore through a house in the city early Friday morning.

According to preliminary information released by officials, the two-alarm blaze happened in the teen block of Glendale Street just before 3:30 a.m. where firefighters received reports of a blaze that ignited a large home at that location.

Crews arrived at the scene and observed flames coming from windows of the wood-framed home.

Firefighters made their way inside the structure where a preliminary search for trapped an injured occupants was conducted and came back negative according to initial reports.

As of 4:40 a.m., crews were making good progress in beating down flames, but officials did not declare the fire under control.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Glendale Street, Nutley, NJ, 07110