Officials probing NJ fire that killed 1, injured 4
(AP) - Relatives say a Virginia woman remainshospitalized in "very critical" condition following a New Jerseyhouse fire that killed her sister and injured three young children.
Officials wouldn't provide details on Michelle Gonzalez'sinjuries. But her stepmother told The Star-Ledger of Newark that"we really need a miracle."
The 25-year-old Triangle resident and her two children wererescued from the home early Saturday. But her 28-year-old sister,Jayme Lowenberg, died just moments after handing her infant son toa Good Samaritan who climbed a ledge to reach the child.
Gonzalez's children - a 2-year-old girl and 11-month-old boy -and Lowenberg's 10-month-old son were all in critical but stablecondition Sunday at St. Barnabas Medical Center.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.