Elderly woman killed in New Jersey house fire

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February 23, 2013 11:17:50 AM PST
Authorities say an elderly woman was killed and her housekeeper was injured when a fire broke out at a central New Jersey home.

Charles Webster, a spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, says the blaze at the Marlboro Township home broke out early Saturday, but further details were not immediately disclosed.

An 87-year-old woman died from injuries suffered in the fire, but her name was not released.

Webster said the woman's housekeeper suffered burns in the blaze and was being treated at a hospital, but further details were not disclosed.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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