Rutherford Attic Fire Doused

Firefighters quickly doused a house blaze Wednesday afternoon in Rutherford.

194 Belford Avenue, Rutherford
194 Belford Avenue, Rutherford Photo Credit: Damien Danis for DAILY VOICE

The fire apparently broke out in the attic of a 2½-story, wood-frame home on Belford Avenue near Jackson Avenue around 1:30 p.m.

Firefighters knocked the two-alarmer down in minutes and had it under control in well under a half hour.

No injuries were reported.

Mutual aid responders at the scene or in coverage included firefighters from East Rutherford, Lyndhurst, North Arlington and Wallington.

A preliminary cause wasn't immediately determined.

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