Authorities have confirmed two fatalities in a house fire that occurred in Nutley today.
According to preliminary reports, firefighters were called to 320 Park Avenue after several 911 calls came in reporting fire inside a house with possible trapped occupants.
Upon arrival, crews observed flames coming from the roof of the house just before 12:50 p.m.
Firefighters were able to make their way into the burning home where they found the two burned victims according to officials.
Both victims were rushed to area hospitals for treatment but later pronounced dead.
Firefighters stretched multiple lines to get the fire under control in about an hour.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
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