PARSIPPANY — A house fire was reported on Sedgefield Drive, on Tuesday, May 16. Mount Tabor Volunteer Fire District 1, Lake Parsippany Volunteer Fire District 3, Parsippany Volunteer Fire District 6, and the Cedar Knolls Volunteer Fire Department Rapid Intervention Team all responded to the scene.
Parsippany Emergency Medical Services, Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance Squad and the Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad all reported to the scene as well. After a lengthy battle with flames, firefighters were able to bring the fire under control. The fire caused severe damage to the home. Smoke was so heavy at times that reports of smoke set off alarms at Parsippany Hills High School which brought out Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire District 2 to the school.
No injuries were reported. The Parsippany Police Department, Parsippany Police Fire Investigator, Patrol Officer David Cavaliere, the Morris County Sheriff’s Department, and the Morris County Prosecutor’s office are all investigating the cause of the fire.