PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say an elderly woman died in a house fire
in Paterson that left her husband, two grandchildren and three firefighters
The woman's body was found in the home on Trenton Avenue where nine people
Her husband remains at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center with burns to the
back of his neck.
Their grandchildren were taken to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx in
critical condition, suffering from smoke inhalation.
Fire Chief Michael Postorino tells The Record newspaper one firefighter sustained
second-degree burns and two others suffered steam burns through their protective
clothing while rescuing people.
The cause is under investigation.
Information from: The Record, http://www.northjersey.com
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