Around 2:20PM today a Haledon police officer on a road detail noticed smoke coming from the second floor of a house at 71 Pompton Rd. The officer evacuated the residents, and Chief T. Bakker arriving on scene called for a second alarm for fire on the second floor apartment. The first engine in pulled an attack line to hit the fire. The fire was quickly knocked down and extensive overhaul was undertaken. The chief declared the fire under control at 3:00. Assisting on scene were FD units from Prospect Park, Wayne, Hawthorne and Paterson FD RAC. Fire Department units from Little Falls, Totowa and West Paterson stood by to cover the borough.