Top photos, KFD; bottom, by Karen Zautyk
Fire gutted a single-family home on Garfield Ave. at the corner of Elm St. in Kearny early Monday, but the two occupants, a man and a woman, were able to escape. The two-alarm blaze was reported at 3 a.m. and quickly spread through the structure. As of press time, no other information was available. The cause is under investigation.