RUTHERFORD, N.J. — As heavy storms hit the tri-state space early Monday, a hearth broke out at a New Jersey dwelling.
Crews responded to the Ridge Highway home in Rutherford round 4:30 a.m.
Firefighters have been seen on the roof of a home placing out flames, which broken a portion of the roof.
The three occupants inside the home all obtained out secure, in response to the police chief on scene.
Authorities on scene stated a “few” firefighters suffered minor accidents and one police officer suffered from smoke inhalation.
Across the time of the hearth, neighbors inform PIX11 they have been woken up from loud thunder.
Police consider lightning might have struck the home, igniting the flames.
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