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No injuries reported as 3-alarm fire damages home in Morris County

BOONTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – No injuries were reported after three-alarm house fire Sunday afternoon in Morris County, according to a post on the Boonton Township Fire Department Facebook page.

The fire was reported on Feb. 4, at around 2:15 p.m. at a residence on Miller Drive in Boonton Township, authorities said.

Police officers confirmed a working fire and with a huge plume of smoke seen across the valley, and the fire chief struck a second-alarm bringing in additional units, the post said.

Due to the heavy fire conditions and the fire venting through the roof an additional alarm was added bring in additional tankers and fire departments, authorities said.

“Although there was an aggressive interior attack the house was deemed uninhabitable and the fire took about an hour and a half to place under control,” the post said. “The house was not a total loss and the owners can rebuild.”

Sixteen fire companies across Morris County responded to the scene, authorities said.

“The cause of the fire is still under investigation but the initial call was for a tractor on fire under the attached deck,” the post said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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