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DEVELOPING EAST HANOVER NJ: Fatal House Fire Reported in East Hanover

East Hanover

Fire officials are on the scene of a house fire that has fatalities reported at this time in East Hanover.

According to preliminary reports, firefighters rushed to the single digit block of Kimble Place at around 7:45 when they received several 911 calls reporting fire inside a house with possible trapped occupants at that location.

Firefighters arrived at the scene and observed a fully involved fire tearing through a house according to fire officials.

Crews were able to extinguish some of the fire in order to get into the structure where they reportedly found two unconscious and unresponsive victims inside.

Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene according to reports.

As of 9:10 p.m., crews continued to extinguish flames coming from the homes.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.