New Jersey Home Damaged in Blast: Authorities

No one was injured in a blast at a home in New Jersey on Tuesday morning, authorities say.

Crews were called to the home on South Mountain Avenue in Montclair after the reported blast before noon, according to authorities.

A fire chief on scene told NBC 4 New York that no one was injured. Residents had already been leaving the homes as firefighters arrived. 

The fire extended from the third floor through the roof, and it took fire units from Newark, West Orange, East Orange, Clifton, Bloomfield and Cedar Grove to bring the blaze under control, fire officials said. 

The building sustained heavy fire damage to the third floor and roof, smoke damage to the third floor and water damage throughout, officials said. 

A cause of the fire was under investigation. 

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