Irvington Township Firefighters Battle Basement Blaze

Fire officials in Irvington are investigating a fire that ignited inside a basement of a home in the Township on Friday evening.

According to preliminary reports, firefighters were called to the 60's block of Bedford Place to investigate 911 calls reporting smoke coming from a house in the neighborhood.

When firefighters arrived, they stretched several lines after finding fire coming from the basement of a two-story brick front home just before 8 p.m.

Firefighters found the seat of the fire in the basement and began to extinguish the blaze when they started to chase fire inside the walls.

Crews placed the fire under control in under an hour with the cause under investigation.

There were no injuries reported.