House fire in NJ kills man

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ELIZABETH, N.J. — A man is dead after a fire broke out at a home in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Monday, officials said.

3 alarm fire leaves one man dead in Elizabeth, New Jersey

Fire crews responded to a blaze burning through three adjacent homes at about 1:09 a.m. The fire was primarily located at 629 Marshall St. Officers arrived to find heavy fire on the first and second floors of the building and received reports of a possible trapped occupant.

Their first attempt at a primary search was driven back by heat and fire. After the fire was knocked down, crews found a 90-year-old man deceased.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

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