Man killed in Irvington house fire

One person was killed in an overnight house fire in Irvington. While fighting the fire, firefighters found the badly burned body of a man. He

One person was killed in an overnight house fire in Irvington.

One person was killed in an overnight house fire in Irvington. (3/10/15)

IRVINGTON - One person was killed in an overnight house fire in Irvington.

The fire broke out in a home on the 200-block of 21st Street just after 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. The three-story house was believed to be abandoned.

While fighting the fire, firefighters found the badly burned body of a man. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is not known at this time.

Fire officials tell News 12 New Jersey that three firefighters suffered minor injuries while fighting the fire.

The Essex County prosecutor is investigating, along with the Irvington police and fire departments.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

An attorney for Hopatcong Officer Nicholas Maresca says 1 Attorney: Officer had no choice but to hit man in bunny suit
Shop Small: Tons of Toys 2 Shop Small: Tons of Toys
Kevin Hodges (right) is accused of killing his 3 Police: Man used cleaver, sword, knife to kill mom, grandmother
Demolition has begun on a Totowa neighborhood that 4 Demolition begins on Totowa neighborhood damaged by hurricane
5 VIDEO: Totowa neighborhood to be torn down

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE