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.

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The aerial view showed the firefighters pouring water onto what was left of the structure. At least two homes were damaged.

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The Red Cross is assisting at least 16 people.

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No word on what caused the fire.