On November 23, 2014 at approximately 4:15 in the morning Cedar Grove Firefighters were dispatched to a house fire on Myrtle Ave. In route to the fire firefighters were notified that someone was still inside the home. Upon arrival of the fire department units the resident had managed to find his way out of the burning building. Firefighters extinguished the fire shortly. Cedar Grove was assisted at the scene by Verona, and Little Falls Fire Departments. Montclair and North Caldwell provided coverage. Cedar Grove Police and Essex County Arson Unit are investigating the cause. The resident was transported to the hospital.