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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Fire Department personnel responded to the 300 block of Cedar Avenue for a reported electrical fire in the attic of a two-family home. Although the small fire had been extinguished prior to the arrival of fire fighters, heavy smoke filled the home’s attic area and required the use of a smoke ejector to clear it.
An adult male resident of the home complained of smoke inhalation symptoms and was evaluated by Ridgewood EMTs. It is not known whether he required ambulance transportation to a local hospital. The fire appeared to have originated in an electrical power strip and extended into a nearby wall. Property damage was minimal.