Deadly house fire kills elderly man in Newark

Officials have identified the victim as Roosevelt Fowler.

Officials have identified the victim as Roosevelt Fowler. (January 26, 2013 5:31 PM)

Officials say that one man was killed in a deadly house fire that burned this morning in Newark.

Investigators say the fire that claimed the life of Roosevelt Fowler began at around 9 a.m. on Palm Street.

Neighbors tell News 12 New Jersey that they tried to rescue the elderly man, but were literally blown away by the intensity of the blaze.  ...

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