Blaze breaks out near the Teaneck-Englewood border.
Firefighters knocked down a house fire on West Englewood Avenue in Englewood, near the Teaneck border, Friday night. Flames were seen shooting from the attic around 10 p.m. as crews worked to control the fire. The home appeared to be heavily damaged, but there were no reports of any serious injuries. Teaneck and Englewood fire departments were dispatched to the scene, along with paramedics and the Englewood Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Check back for updates on this breaking news report. Photos? News tip? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teaneck, Englewood fire crews faced with flames shooting through the roof of a residential building.
ENGLEWOOD -- More than a dozen people were forced from their homes after a fire tore through a residential building on West Forest Avenue, between Webster and Decatur avenues, late Saturday night, officials said. The blaze, near the Teaneck-Englewood border, was first reported at 11:32 p.m., said Englewood Police Chief Arthur O'Keefe. Fire crews from Englewood and Teaneck were on the scene into early Sunday. Detectives have ruled out arson, but the cause remained under investigation Sunday, O'Keefe said. No one was hurt, however, 17 people in six families were forced from their homes. New Jersey Red Cross spokeswoman Diane Concannon said the agency responded to provide temporary lodging and financial assistance for food and clothing. At…