Six people were displaced in an early-morning Rutherford house fire ignited by lightning, authorities said.
A Rutherford police officer was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation after the Ridge Road fire broke out at 4:31 a.m., Sgt. Kevin Scannell said.
Fire companies from Rutherford, East Rutherford, Wallington, Lyndhurst, North Arlingon, Carlstadt and Secaucus responded.
Firefighters were still at the scene as of 9:15 a.m., police said.
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