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Firefighters Extinguish Fire That Erupted in Franklin Lakes Basement

By rlsmetro on
Franklin Lakes

Firefighters in Bergen County extinguished a fast-moving fire that erupted inside a home's basement on Tuesday night. 

Crews were dispatched to 599 Summit Avenue to investigate reports of a house fire shortly before 8:50 p.m. 

Firefighters found heavy flames coming from the basement of a single-family home. 

Several lines were stretched to battle fire that began to extend upward to the first floor. 

Firefighters controlled the fire just before 9:30 p.m. with no trapped or injured occupants inside the home. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.