By Cory James

FORT LEE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Crews continued to battle a blaze at a Fort Lee apartment building into the night Saturday.

It started around 3:30 p.m. at a building on Hudson Terrace and Myrtle Avenue near the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

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Video shows firefighters rescuing at least one person from several floors up. Intense flames could be seen coming out of windows and thick black smoke poured from the building.

Crews were still working to put out flames around 9 p.m.

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Residents have been warned to avoid the area, and people living nearby can expect power outages into the night.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, and it’s unclear if there are any injuries.

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Cory James