UPDATE: Elderly Couple Killed in Bayonne Building Fire

The Hudson County Regional Arson Task Force and Bayonne Fire Department are investigating that killed two people this morning in Bayonne.

According to authorities, the fire happened at approximately 2:30 a.m. at 3 Island View Court, where firefighters arrived and found heavy fire coming from the roof of a three-story multi-family building.

Crews were able to knock the fire down in under 30 minutes, but a search of one of the apartments indicated two severely injured victims.

Hudson County authorities confirmed that the elderly couple died a short time later.

The vaus eof the fire remain under investigation.