PATERSON, N.J. (WABC) – A two-alarm house fire closed local streets as firefighters battled the blaze in Paterson.

The fire broke out around 4:30 a.m. and engulfed the upper floors of the Mercer Street home.

No one was injured in the one-room, two-and-a-half-story house.

Firefighters were pulled from inside the building and had to fight the fire from the outside.

The closure of local roads in the area was due to the firefighting operation.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

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