The Clifton fire companies responded for a house fire on East Second Street. Upon arrival, units found heavy fire extending to two occupied private dwellings from a parked car in the driveway. Second,and  then third alarms were quickly struck, bringing mutual aid from the surrounding area including Nutley, Bloomfield, Paterson and Passaic. The fire spread rapidly through both structures and eventually through the roof of one. A fourth alarm was later transmitted to bring the fire under control.

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