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Senior Woman Killed in Motvale House Fire


The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office Arson Squad and the Montvale Police Department are investigating a fatal fire that occurred Sunday afternoon in Montvale, NJ.

According to fire officials, at approximately 12:57 p.m., a passerby reported a fire at 53 North Avenue

Fire departments from Montvale and surrounding towns immediately responded to the single-family residence officials said.

While extinguishing the blaze, firefighters discovered the body of a 77-year-old female who medics pronounced dead at the scene.

The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office’s Arson Squad is investigating the cause of the fire, and more information will be released at a later time officials said.

There were no other injuries reported.