PASSAIC, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Five families are out of their homes Monday after a large fire in Passaic, N.J.
Chopper 2 was over Passaic Street around 3:30 p.m. as firefighters worked in the severe heat to get the upper hand on the flames.READ MORE: THE GREAT ESCAPE: Clever Pup Facilitates Breakout From New Jersey Doggy Day Care
The aerial view showed the firefighters pouring water onto what was left of the structure. At least two homes were damaged.READ MORE: Caught On Video: Carmine's Hostess Attacked After Asking Tourists For Proof Of Vaccination
The Red Cross is assisting at least 16 people.MORE NEWS: Firefighters On Scene Of House Fire In North Arlington, N.J.
No word on what caused the fire.