PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – At least one person is dead after a fire engulfed a home in Paterson, New Jersey Tuesday.

The blaze broke out shortly before 7 p.m. on East 26th Street.

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Authorities told CBS2 that downed power lines around the home helped fuel the flames.

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Deadly fire in Paterson, New Jersey. (Credit: Andre Barrett)

Neighbors reportedly ran in to rescue people before firefighters arrived.

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It’s unclear how the fire initially started. The total number of residents injured in the blaze has not yet been released.