House fire kills elderly man in Elizabeth

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ELIZABETH -

A 90-year-old man has died following a house fire in Union County Monday.

Official say that firefighters were called to the home on the 600 block of Marshall Street in Elizabeth just before 1:30 a.m.

The fire started on the first floor of the home and then quickly spread to the two upper floors of the house. Two adjacent homes also sustained damage, according to officials.

The American Red Cross responded to assist three families displaced by the fire.

The victim’s identity was not immediately released.

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