Firefighters struggle to battle 5-alarm blaze in NJ

July 6, 2011 8:54:34 AM PDT
It was a busy morning for firefighters in Scotch Plains, New Jersey.

A fire broke out just after 7 a.m. at 5 Yarmough Court and quickly grew to five alarms, burning through several townhouses.

Dozens of residents were safely evacuated from the Southwick Village complex.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.