NEWARK - Newark police and fire officials say a person has been killed in a fire at a home on Parkview Terrace.

Officials tell News 12 New Jersey that the blaze started just before 5:30 p.m.

The majority of the fire has been knocked down and crews are on the scene cleaning up, according to police and fire officials.

According to Newark Fire Spokesman, Capt. John Brown, one person was killed in the fire. No other injuries have been reported.