Injuries Reported in Irvington Township Apartment Fire

Officials are reporting one person injured during a fire that ignited inside an apartment in Irvington Township during the overnight hours.

According to preliminary reports, firefighters were called to 19 Bruen Avenue to investigate reports of a fire inside the building just before 1 a.m.

Upon arrival, crews found thick smoke coming from an apartment with no fire extension to neighboring homes.

Firefighters were able to find the seat of the blaze then knock the fire down in a short amount of time, according to reports.

The victim was transported to University Hospital in Newark for treatment of unspecified injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.