North Arlington fire: Father, adult son killed in NJ blaze, police say

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Deadly North Arlington house fire

Firefighters on the scene of a house fire in North Arlington, New Jersey that took the lives of a father and son early Sept. 17, 2021, police said. (PIX11 News)

NORTH ARLINGTON, N.J. — A New Jersey father and his adult son were both killed in a house fire early Friday, according to authorities.

Police on the scene told PIX11 a 76-year-old man, later identified as Safwat Saad, his 44-year-old son Maged Saad were dead after flames broke out in a North Arlington home around 4:16 a.m.

Cops said the mother had been hospitalized, but her condition and the extent of her injuries were not immediately known.

According to police, the fire did not appear to be suspicious in nature.

Further details around the blaze were not immediately available.

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