ELIZABETH, NJ – Engines 1, 2, 3, an 5, and Ladder 2 and 3 of  the Elizabeth Fire Department responded to a house fire this morning on South Fifth Street.

According to Battalion Chief Sal Barraco, the fire started on the second floor of the occupied residence. One person was treated for possible smoke inhalation. Although the cause has yet to be determined pending an investigation, the fire appears to have been accidental.