WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (PIX11) — Firefighters are investigating what started a large 5-alarm fire in a multifamily home in Weehawken.
The fire broke out just after 9 a.m., Tuesday morning on Hackensack Plank Road in a two-story home.
All residents were evacuated safely.
American Red Cross responders were at the scene to assist five affected families.
According to NJ.com, a police officer was taken to a local hospital for smoke inhalation.
The cause of the fire is under investigation but fire officials tell PIX11 that weather was not a factor.