VIDEO: Abandoned house in Cove area burns

Published 10:04 am Monday, November 4, 2019

By Eric Williams

The Orange Leader

An abandon home burnt early Saturday morning in the 300 block of West Massachusetts Street in Orange.
According to a witness on the scene, she noticed the home on fire around 3:45 a.m. and called 9-1-1 to report the blaze.

Upon arrival of fire fighters, the home was fully involved on fire with heavy smoke and flames coming out of the structure.
Witnesses stated seeing a homeless man was seen hanging around the home a few days prior to the fire. The structure was vacant at the time of the fire and had no working utilities.
No injuries were reported from the fire and the structure is a total lost.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the City of Orange Fire Marshall.