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: 'It Takes Away The Pain': New Jersey Woman Helps People Experiencing Homelessness Through Community Kindness Closet
The aerial view showed the firefighters pouring water onto what was left of the structure. At least two homes were damaged.READ MORE: Amid Scandal Engulfing Gov. Cuomo, Experts Re-Examine What Constitutes Workplace Sexual Harassment
The Red Cross is assisting at least 16 people.MORE NEWS: NYC Parks Department Asks New Yorkers To Suggest Black Leaders For Park Renaming Project
No word on what caused the fire.