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Teaneck Car Fire Spreads To Home

The Tilden Avenue car fire in Teaneck spread to a house. No injuries were reported.
The Tilden Avenue car fire in Teaneck spread to a house. No injuries were reported. Photo Credit: Teaneck FD

What began as a driveway car fire quickly became a house blaze in Teaneck Wednesday afternoon.

The fire extended to a 2½-story home in the 500 block of Tilden Avenue around 4:30 p.m., a responder said, adding that everyone got out safely.

As flames raced through the attic and basement, fire officials, concerned that there might be people trapped inside, raised the call to three alarms.

Less than 20 minutes or so later, all firefighters were ordered out of the building.

The fire was declared under control shortly before 5:30 p.m., about an hour after it began.

Mutual aid included firefighters from Bergenfield, Bogota, Englewood, Hackensack, Leonia and Ridgefield Park.

The flames extended to a home in the 500 block of Tilden Avenue in Teaneck.

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