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: Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Involving Ocean City Beach Patrol Members Under Investigation
The fire quickly spread to three nearby homes.
Multiple people and their pets were forced to evacuate.READ MORE: Multiple Faiths Joining Forces To Combat Philadelphia's Rising Gun Violence
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: 2 Mothers, Babies Rushed To Hospital After Being Rescued From Burning Frankford Apartment Building, Officials Say
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.