Deadly fire in Newark

March 28, 2009 12:10:40 PM PDT
Authorities are investigating the cause of a deadly fire in Newark. The early morning fire left one person dead and another hospitalized with serious injuries.

Police officers and firefighters responded to 89 Norman Road just after 1:30 a.m.

Once firefighters were able to enter the home, they found a man and woman unconscious inside.

The man, described as African American in his 30's, was pronounced at the scene a short time after discovery.

The woman was rushed to St. Barnabas Medical Center where she was listed in critical condition. Identification of the victims was withheld pending next-of-kin.


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