Officials: 7-year-old child, woman die in Nutley house fire

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A child and a woman died in a house fire in Nutley Saturday afternoon, officials say.

They say 29-year-old Amanda Russo and her 7-year-old child died in the fire on the 300 block of Park Avenue.

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A neighbor, Joe Caprio, tells News 12 that he was able to help bring a man to safety.

The second floor of the home was destroyed in the fire and the first floor is boarded up.

 

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