Fire crews are battling a two alarm blaze at an apartment house on Livingston Street between Conklin Avenue and Vestal Avenue.

The fire at 8 Livingston was called in at around 2:30 a.m. March 7.

Officials shut down Conklin Avenue from Exchange Street to Tremont Avenue.

Shortly after the fire was reported, word came in the building was fully involved and starting to collapse.  Minutes later there was also a report that a neighboring house was catching fire.

People are urged to stay away from the area as fire crews work.

WNBF will have updates as they become available.  Stay tuned to News Radio 1290 for the latest.