Multiple agencies responded as blaze quickly knocked down.
No one was injured in a residential fire early Tuesday evening on Minnehaha Boulevard in Lake Hiawatha. Parsippany Police, Lake Hiawatha Volunteer Fire District 4 and other emergency agencies also responded to the scene. District 4 officials said the fire, reported shortly after 4:30 p.m., was brought under control and extinguished rapidly. A Parsippany Police spokesman said there were no injuries from the blaze, as the home was evacuated. He added that a probe into the cause in underway and that an arson investigator is en route to the scene. Boonton's Fast Team also responded to the house fire, police said. Patch will have more details as they become available.
Two Parsippany districts among the fire companies called to help extinguish the blaze.
A woman who lived alone in a Changebridge Road home in the Pine Brook section of Montville was taken to a hospital to be evaluated after a fire on Monday morning tore through the two-story building she called home for four decades, family members and a fire official said. The woman, Emma English, lived in a house next to her brother and his family, and alerted them to the fire at around 7 a.m., according to her brother, Raul Rodriguez. Rodriguez said his sister walked away from the fire and appeared to be all right. The home was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived minutes after the call came in, and volunteers worked for about an hour to extinguish the blaze, Pine Brook Fire Department Chief Herb Eggers said. Officials said …