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.READ MORE: Driver Being Questioned After 15-Year-Old Girl Struck, Killed By School Bus In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run
Authorities told CBS2 that downed power lines around the home helped fuel the flames.READ MORE: Yonkers Police Officer Injured After Altercation With Armed Suspect
Neighbors reportedly ran in to rescue people before firefighters arrived.MORE NEWS: Betty White Remembered On What Would've Been Her 100th Birthday
It’s unclear how the fire initially started. The total number of residents injured in the blaze has not yet been released.