Four-Alarm Fire Destroys Historic Carlstadt Restaurant

A four-alarm fire that ripped through a restaurant in Carlstadt has fire officials investigating the cause.

The fire was reported before 4:00 a.m. at the Balcony Restaurant located at 491 Broad Street sending firefighters from several municipalities to the scene where crews experienced some difficulties bringing the fire under control according to reports.

It took firefighters several hours to bring the blaze under control due to the construction, and numerous renovations were done to the building over the years reports said.

Heat and humidity took its toll on firefighters, but no serious injuries reported.

Carlstadt, NJ