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Late-Night Fire Damages House in Mountainside

By rlsmetro on

Mountainside fire officials are looking into the cause of a fire that damaged a home in the town on Monday night.

According to a statement released by police, at approximately 11:04pm, Mountainside Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in a home on Corinne Terrace.

Police say upon arrival, firefighters found the breezeway between the garage and house heavily involved in fire

According to police, two adult occupants safely evacuated along with their dog.

The fire was elevated to a two-alarm response which brought additional fire units from Springfield, Westfield, and Summit to the scene to assist.

The home sustained severe fire and smoke damage and is inhabitable police said.

Firefighters brought the blaze under control within 45 minutes and is not considered to be suspicious at this time.

There were no injuries to the homeowners or first responders.