One dead in New Brunswick house fire

December 13, 2011 5:22:34 AM PST
One resident was killed in a second-alarm fire in New Jersey late Monday.

Fire burned through the second floor and attic of the home on Easton Avenue in New Brunswick just after 10:30 p.m.

Firefighters were forced out of the building by flames that shot out the second-floor windows.

One resident was trapped on the second floor and pronounced dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.