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Injuries Reported in Carteret House Fire

By rlsmetro on
Carteret

Police reported non-fatal injuries in a fire that ignited inside a house in Carteret Saturday morning. 

In the incident, firefighters responded to the 90's block of Fitch Street after receiving reports of a fire just before 1:30 a.m. 

Upon arrival, police found fire engulfing the home and extending through the roof of a two and half wood-frame homes. 

Crews were able to get water on the blaze, but not before officials struck a second alarm for manpower as fire threatened neighboring homes. 

Officials said one victim was pulled from the home suffering smoke inhalation, but there were no other injuries reported. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

IMAGE CREDIT: Carteret Fire Department