NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A good Samaritan saves an elderly couple from a four-alarm fire in Newark.
Newark firefighters said the blaze started around 9 p.m. in a home on Runyon Street and quickly spread to other buildings.READ MORE: 2 MTA Bus Passengers Struck By Stray Bullet When Gunfire Erupts In Queens
A resident that was passing by heard an elderly woman shouting for help because her husband was still upstairs.READ MORE: New York State Assembly Gives Cuomo 1 Week To Defend Himself In Sexual Harassment Investigation
“When I ran inside the whole kitchen was on fire,” Devon Murphy told CBS2. “I put him over my shoulder and brought him downstairs.”
There is no word on how the fire got started.MORE NEWS: Pressure Builds On President Biden's Administration To Loosen International Travel Ban Into The Country
Twenty people were displaced.