NJ condo fire leaves 1 critical, 6 families homeless

April 4, 2011 3:48:32 AM PDT
A three-alarm fire tore through an apartment building in Westfield, New Jersey, late Sunday, critically burning one man.

The fire broke out inside the Westfield Hamilton House at around 11:45 p.m.

Heavy flames tore through the roof of the two-story condo building.

One man sustained facial and inhalation burns. He was rushed by helicopter to the burn unit at St. Barnabas Medical Center in critical condition.

At least a half dozen families were left homeless by the flames.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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