WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Two families were displaced by a fire that ripped through two apartments Thursday night, police said.
The fire broke out at 8:12 p.m. at Peachtree Village in Washington Township, police said.
Upon arrival, officers located two apartments actively on fire and worked quickly to evacuate all residents in the adjacent apartments, police said.
The Washington Township Fire Departments arrived on scene a short time later and were able to extinguish the fire, police said.
The NJ American Red Cross is helping 5 people from 2 families with emergency assistance for temporary lodging, food and clothing needs.
No injuries were reported, police said.
“The incident does not appear to be suspicious in nature by the investigation is ongoing,’ police said.