Woman dies in Elizabeth home fire

A fire ripped through a home on Galloping Hill Road in Elizabeth Sunday killing a person inside.

Family members say 56-year-old Jennifer Clark was unable to escape the flames.

Fire officials say the blaze could have been sparked by a lightning strike.

Clark's cousin tells News 12 that she had been living at the house with a boyfriend, but he was not home at the time of the fire.

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