2-home fire on Oraton Parkway in East Orange kills 1 person

The fire started consumed parts of two homes on Oraton Parkway.

The fire started consumed parts of two homes on Oraton Parkway. (2/4/13)

EAST ORANGE - One person has been killed in a fire in East Orange, according to the city's fire chief.

No other injuries are being reported as a result of the blaze. The fire broke out just after 3 p.m. and consumed parts of two homes on Oraton Parkway.

Police say the fire caused traffic on the parkway as drivers passed through the area.

The fire is now under control.

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