By CBS3 Staff

NORTH HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) – Firefighters battled a house fire in Burlington County overnight. It happened just before 1 a.m. Thursday on Chesterfield Jacobstown Road in North Hanover Township.

Firefighters say they arrived to heavy fire, smoke, and hoarding conditions.

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With no fire hydrant nearby, crews say they had difficulty putting out the flames.

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Fortunately, the homeowner escaped with minor injuries.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.