TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — One person is dead and four homes are destroyed in a three-alarm fire in Trenton. Flames broke out around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, in a rowhome on Elm Street.
Crews found heavy fire inside of the home, and one person trapped inside. Firefighters pulled that person out of the flames, but they died.READ MORE: 'A Game Changer': CDC Recommends Johnson & Johnson's 1-Dose COVID Vaccine, Paving Way For Distribution To Begin
The fire quickly spread to three nearby homes.
Multiple people and their pets were forced to evacuate.READ MORE: Irv Cross, Former Eagles Star DB And Pioneer Black Analyst, Dies At 81
One animal also died.
Officials say snow-covered streets and icy conditions hampered their response.
The Red Cross is helping those who were displaced.MORE NEWS: COVID In Philadelphia: City Easing More Restrictions Monday On Road To Recovery
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.