Two-alarm South Jersey house fire kills one person

A fire in Mullica Hill, Gloucester County, killed one person Wednesday morning. Credit: Flickr/Dave Hogg
A fire in Mullica Hill, Gloucester County, killed one person Wednesday morning.
Credit: Flickr/Dave Hogg

One person died in a fast-moving house fire in South Jersey on Wednesday morning.

The deadly blaze on East Avenue in Mullica Hill, Gloucester County, was sparked about 4:30 a.m., 6ABC Action News reported. A second alarm was sounded at 5:15 a.m., by which time the home was engulfed in smoke and had flames shooting out of its roof.

Officials confirmed by shortly after 6:15 a.m. that the fire killed one person.

The cause of the deadly fire remains under investigation. It appears it started in the home’s basement.

 



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