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Firefighters Battle Three-Alarm Fire Inside Irvington Township Apartment Building

By rlsmetro on
Irvington Township

Firefighters in Irvington Township were joined by other municipalities battle an early morning fire that tore through an apartment on Monday. 

Officials say crews were dispatched to 73 Park Place to investigate reports of a fire around 2:19 a.m. 

Upon arrival, crews found heavy flames coming from an apartment on the top floor of a four-story brick building.

Firefighters stretched about five lines as they made their way into the building to check for trapped or injured occupants. 

Intense flames began to extend up to the cockloft then through the roof as firefighters made progress in extinguishing the fire. 

The fire was brought under control, with no serious injuries reported. 

About two dozen residents were displaced and provided shelter from The Red Cross. 

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.