EAST ORANGE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Two homes were damaged in an early morning two-alarm fire in East Orange, New Jersey.
Investigators say the fire started in an occupied home on Hollywood Avenue just after 6 a.m. Tuesday and then spread to a vacant house next door.READ MORE: Viral Video Shows Unmasked NYPD Officer Pushing Masked Commuter Out Of Subway Station
“The flames were shooting out about 20 feet in the air, right next door to us,” one neighbor said.
“This is the second fire and I’m ready to move off the block,” said another. “Every time I turn around, there’s a fire on this block.”READ MORE: Hip-Hop Improv Show 'Freestyle Love Supreme' Returns To Broadway
Investigators haven’t said exactly what started the fire.
Everyone was able to get out, but one firefighter was hurt.MORE NEWS: Eligible New Jersey Residents Urged To Get COVID Booster Shot