Newark house fire leaves 2 dead

(AP) - Two people are dead after an early morninghouse fire in New Jersey's largest city. Newark Deputy Fire Chief Abdul-Hakim Sadrud-Din says there weresix people in the home on Custer Avenue when the

News 12 Staff

Jun 26, 2009, 6:05 PM

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(AP) - Two people are dead after an early morninghouse fire in New Jersey's largest city. Newark Deputy Fire Chief Abdul-Hakim Sadrud-Din says there weresix people in the home on Custer Avenue when the fire broke outaround 5 a.m. Friday. Three got out on their own - though one of them was injured.Firefighters pulled three others from the 2½-story house. A22-year-old man and a 15-year-old girl died. A 46-year-old woman and one other person, whose name and genderhave not been released, were taken to the hospital. The names of the victims have not been released. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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