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Paterson Woman Killed in House Fire


Passaic County Officials and Paterson Fire Chief Brian McDermott announced that at 8:28 a.m. on Wednesday, police and fire officials responded to a second–alarm fire at a single-family residence located at 50 Doremus Avenue in Paterson.

One resident, Ms. Nancy Salt, 62, was removed from the residence and transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson where she was pronounced deceased as a result of the fire.

Officials say the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

No charges have been filed at this time, however the investigation remains active and ongoing.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or or contact the Paterson Police Department at (973) 321-1111.