MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair firefighters rushed to extinguish a fire that started on Valley Rd. and Oakwood Ave. on Friday night.
Breaking news reports stated that the fire began as a transformer fire with wires down and quickly extended to a one story detached garage, sometime around 9:30 p.m.
Montclair fire officials called PSE&G to assist. While waiting for PSE&G officials to assist in cutting off power, the garage became engulfed in flames and crews were unable to put water on the fire due to active power lines being involved.
Nearly an hour later, the fire was placed under control.
Montclair fire officials were unable to be reached for comment during the time of publication.