Apartment fire in Newark leaves three families homeless
(12/05/04) NEWARK - An apartment fire in Newark left three families homeless on Sunday.
It started on Mount Prospect Avenue shortly before noon. Fire officials believe it started on the first floor of the multi-family home and worked its way up through the other floors.
Everyone got out of the building safely, but a mother and daughter were taken to a local hospital to be treated for minor injuries and smoke inhalation.
Meanwhile, investigators are still trying to determine what exactly caused the fire.