Residents Displaced in Overnight Montclair House Fire

Several Montclair residents received assistance from the American Red Cross after an overnight fire damaged their house.

According to fire officials, fire ignited on a rear porch then extended inside a residence to the 3rd and 4th floors located at 184 Forest Street.

Firefighters arrived at the scene and quickly extinguished the blaze that was also found inside the walls of the home.

A search of the residence did not indicate trapped or injured occupants and the cause of the blaze remains under investigation.