IRVINGTON - Two people were injured when an early morning fire ripped through a motel in Irvington.

Fire officials tell News 12 New Jersey firefighters arrived in the overnight hours to heavy flames coming from the first floor of the motel. 

Two people were taken to a hospital to be treated for burns. It’s unclear how severe their injuries were.

Authorities say approximately 14 people were affected by the fire directly, however all residents of the motel have been evacuated. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.