BERKELEY HEIGHTS, New Jersey — Five people, including two firefighters, were injured in a New Jersey house fire Thursday, according to fire officials.
Firefighters responded to reports of a blaze on Orion Road in Berkeley Heights early Thursday, Union County fire officials said.
Two older residents and a caretaker were found trapped inside, and two were immediately rescued, the fire official said. Following further efforts, the third was also recovered.
Two firefighters were injured during the fire fight — one suffering smoke inhalation, the second sustaining a hand injury, according to firefighters at the scene.