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Mayor: Women killed in Passaic restaurant fire

One woman has died following a fire at a restaurant in the city of Passaic, according to Mayor Hector Lora.

News 12 Staff

Dec 23, 2021, 1:20 AM

Updated 912 days ago

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One woman has died following a fire at a restaurant in the city of Passaic, according to Mayor Hector Lora.
Lora says that the woman was found dead inside her home located behind the restaurant.
Officials say that the fire started Wednesday afternoon at the restaurant on Passaic Street. It took firefighters about 90 minutes to get the blaze under control.
Lora says that the fire is now contained. Multiple firefighters suffered minor injuries.
The name of the victim was not released. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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