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Injuries Reported in Early Morning Perth Amboy House Fire

By rlsmetro on
Perth Amboy

**UPDATE 5:53AM There is at least one fatality reported at this time.**

An early morning fire that tore through a house in Perth Amboy sent several people to the hospital.

Firefighters were called to the 100 block of Commerce Street for reports of a fire shortly before 3:25 a.m. where arriving crews observed heavy fire coming from a two-story wood framed house.

More than a dozen firefighters began to battle the fire as rescue crews were able to assist several injured victims according to preliminary reports.

There were no life-threatening injuries immediately reported.

As of 4:55 a.m., the fire was not declared under control.

The cause is under investigation.