Essex County Prosecutor's Office: Boy, woman killed in Nutley house fire

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A house fire in Nutley claimed the life of two people Saturday afternoon, according to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office.

It started on the second floor at a house on Park Avenue.

One of the victims has been identified as 29-year-old Amanda Russo. The second victim is a 7-year-old boy. His name is being withheld based on his age.

Both victims were pronounced dead at Clara Mass Medical Center.

A third victim, a male, is being treated at an area hospital.

It was not immediately clear what sparked the fire. 

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