PATERSON, NJ- A vacant Paterson house went up in flames for the second time on Tuesday.

Members of the Paterson Fire Department responded to the alarm at 755 E. 27th Street at approximately 3:00 a.m. and were immediately confronted with flames coming from the second floor and roof.

A similar blaze broke out at the home in August, 2017.

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With the condition of the structure a concern, firefighters went to work outside the building, maintaining a defensive posture to prevent the flames from spreading to a neighboring auto parts store.

There were no reported injuries and the fire was out in less than an hour.

According to 5th Ward Councilman Luis Velez the house is scheduled to be demolished in the coming weeks.