Fire officials in Rahway are reporting one fatality in a house fire the erupted Wednesday night.
According to a preliminary investigation, firefighters were dispatched to the 800 block of Hazelwood Avenue to investigate reports of a fire inside a house.
Crews arrived and found smoke and flames coming from a bathroom of a two-story house with reports of trapped occupants.
Once firefighters extinguished the flames, they found an unconscious person inside the bathroom suffering serious injuries.
The victim was pronounced dead a short time later.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.