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PHOTOS: Fire Crews Douse Sussex County 4-Story Apartment Blaze

Fire crews in Newton jumped to action when an apartment on the first floor of a 4-story building went up in flames Wednesday morning. Photo Credit: NewtonEMS
The blaze broke out in the back bedroom of the unspecified apartment shortly after 4 a.m., the Newton Fire Department said. Photo Credit: NewtonEMS
Nobody was found inside the apartment during a search by fire crews, who worked quickly to put a line into service and get control of the blaze, officials said. Photo Credit: NewtonEMS

Fire crews in Newton jumped to action to put out a blaze that broke out on the first floor of a 4-story apartment complex Wednesday morning.

A rear bedroom at Gateway Condos on Sparta Avenue went up in flames shortly after 4 a.m., the Newton Fire Department said.

Nobody was found inside the apartment during a search by fire crews, who worked quickly to put a line into service and get control of the blaze, officials said.

The scene was cleared within about two hours, and no injuries were reported in the fire, the department said.

Fire crews in Andover, Sparta, Fredon and Hampton also assisted at the scene.

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