Man killed, mother sent to hospital in Bergenfield fire on Luke Avenue

A three-alarm fire broke out just after 7:30 a.m. Sunday in the Luke Avenue home. Authorities say Jimmy Taylor, who was in his 60s, died

A man was killed and his mother was sent to the hospital following a fire at their Bergenfield home.

A man was killed and his mother was sent to the hospital following a fire at their Bergenfield home. (6/2/13)

BERGENFIELD - A man was killed and his mother was sent to the hospital following a fire at their Bergenfield home.

A three-alarm fire broke out just after 7:30 a.m. Sunday in the Luke Avenue home. Authorities say Jimmy Taylor, who was in his 60s, died in the fire. His mother was taken to the Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck.

The prosecutor's office says the bomb squad was called to the scene after authorities discovered gunpowder, shotguns and explosives in the basement. Officials say there is no connection between the explosives and the fire at this time.

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