SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Officials say one person is dead and another injured after a fire broke out in the Geary Park section of South Plainfield.

South Plainfield firefighters say it all happened at a home on Florence Place Thursday night.

Emergency responders say that the unidentified man and woman in the house were rushed to a hospital. The man succumbed to his injuries from the fire.

Firefighters were able to rescue the woman. Though her condition is unknown, officials say she's expected to be OK.

The Middlesex County Prosecutors Office and South Plainfield firefighters will be looking into the cause of the fire throughout the day.