The fire broke out around 7:20 p.m. and the smell of it carried into the south end of Glen Ridge. Three Montclair fire engines and a Montclair fire rescue unit arrived on the scene; EMT units treated firefighters.
Neighbors said the residents of the house were not home at the time of the fire, but a family dog was. No word on the dog’s fate.
The house appears heavily damaged on the back and side. No word on the cause of the fire.