DEPTFORD TWP., N.J. (CBS) – Officials say a three-alarm fire broke out Sunday afternoon at an apartment building in Deptford Township, Gloucester County.
The fire began just before 2 p.m. at the Chestnut Lane Apartments located on the 1200 block of Chestnut Lane.READ MORE: Woman Beaten To Death With Pipe Inside Old City Office Building, Police Say
Officials say four people were taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries and a fifth person was injured, but remained on the scene.READ MORE: Suspect Arrested After Holding Teen Girl Hostage During Barricade In Overbrook, Police Say
According to officials, at least eight units were affected. The extent of damage to those units is not known at this time and the fire has been placed under control.
The Red Cross says they are on the scene providing assistance to displaced families.MORE NEWS: PennDOT Dealing With Twin Challenges As Latest Winter Storm Bears Down On Philadelphia Region
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.