Fire damages 2 Passaic homes; dozens evacuated
PASSAIC - Fifty people are without a home Monday morning after a fire in Passaic.
Officials say the blaze started at 11:25 p.m. Saturday at 218 Columbia Ave. and spread to a neighboring home. Two cars between the homes were also burned during the incident.
A total of 50 people needed to evacuate from the scene. There were no injuries.
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Tenants were able to return to the scene Sunday to see what they could salvage. They are staying in a nearby hotel thanks to help from the Red Cross.
Fire officials have not yet determined a cause.