Firefighters battle 3-alarm blaze in Hollygrove

 

NEW ORLEANS -  New Orleans firefighters responded to a 3-alarm fire in Hollygrove this morning that caused one home to collapse and damaged four others.

The massive blaze broke out around 4:00 a.m. at a home that was undergoing renovation on Heaton Street, according to the New Orleans Fire department.

Neighbors say no one was living there, but two other adjacent homes were occupied and sustained heavy fire damage after the original house collapsed.

Officials say the fire spread to two other buildings, which both sustained radiant heat damage.

They say the fire is now under control and no injuries have been reported.

Stay with WGNO News for the latest on this developing story.