NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A fire on Somerset Street early Friday morning displaced 12 residents, city officials confirmed.

The city fire department first received a fire call for a two-family dwelling at 2:43 a.m., said city spokesperson Jennifer Bradshaw.

When fire officials arrived on scene at 2:46 a.m., they found smoke and fire visible from the roof and the windows of the third floor and quickly spreading to the second floor, Bradshaw said.

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No injuries were reported as all the residents self-evacuated, Bradshaw said.

At 3:30 a.m., New Brunswick called for mutual aid and received help from the fire departments of Edison, East Brunswick, North Brunswick, South River and Milltown. The fire cleared the scene at 5:58 a.m.

Following the fire, the building was no longer habitable, Bradshaw said, leaving 12 residents displaced.

The Red Cross was called in to help with their relocation.

Editor Daniel J. Munoz,