Families displaced, 2 injured after fire breaks out in New Jersey home

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IRVINGTON, N.J. — Homes were destroyed and families were displaced after a fire broke out in an Irvington house Wednesday morning.

Crews received the call shortly before 8 a.m. about a fire along a residential area along 14th Avenue and S 20th Street in Irvington.

The fire started at a vacant home under construction and quickly spread to two neighboring houses.

Three families were displaced, including a mother and her 6-week-old infant, the American Red Cross said.

One firefighter suffered minor injures after debris fell onto him. He was taken to this hospital and has been released. One civilian was also injured.

AIR11 was over the scene:

PIX11’s Christie Duffy contributed to this report.

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