Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Fire in Elizabeth

Firefighters tackled a fire in a two-and-half story home on Catherine Street early this morning.

Crews arrived to the scene at approximately 4:40 a.m. where fire broke out in the vacant second floor apartment.

Residents of the occupied first floor apartment escaped unharmed.

The fire was brought under control in approximately thirty minutes.

There were no reported injuries. 

An investigation is underway into the cause of the fire. 

Catherine Street, Elizabeth, NJ