In the third roll-out of the shift on Tuesday, Passaic firefighters were called out on a two alarm on Johnson Ave/Higgs St. area.
By the time trucks arrived on the scene the ever present law of physics had fully engulfed the two story structure.
Although there were no human casualties the owners of the home were victimized by one of the most dominant of the scientific laws.
Home owner James Nardekker said, "Although you try to live safely,have an extinguisher in the kitchen, don't smoke in bed, all that, it seems like these damn laws of the universe are ready to just jump out and attack."
The Nardekkers had invested a great deal of heat energy building the house with their own hands.
Unfortunately, that energy was able to escape back into the atmosphere resulting in a complete loss.