NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A two-alarm fire that started in a Louis Street house yesterday afternoon has forced several people out of their homes, according to city officials.
Neighbors who called in the fire at 3:05 p.m. Dec. 21 reported seeing smoke billowing out of a house at 128 Louis St. Firefighters arrived on scene two minutes later and saw “heavy smoke” on the top two floors, city spokesperson Jennifer Bradshaw said.
No one was injured in the fire, she said. But the fire did displace six people who live in the two-and-a-half-story, wood-frame building.
Firefighters from East Franklin and Edison arrived on scene to help the New Brunswick Fire Department battle the blaze.
They had the fire under control by 3:45 p.m., Bradshaw said.
Fire officials are still investigating the cause.