On 05/11/2015 at approximately 05:17 Cedar Grove Fire Department responded to 1083 Route 23 on a report of a fire in a second floor apartment. The first arriving police officers initiated the evacuation of the building. Upon arrival firefighters were met by heavy smoke emanating from multiple windows on the second floor. Searches were conducted and hose lines stretched. The fire was located in apartment 2 A. The fire was quickly extinguished, overhauled, and the building subsequently vented. No injuries were reported. The Cedar Grove Police and Essex County Arson unit are investigating the cause. The fire appears to be accidental.