UPDATE: Officials Confirm Two Fatalities in East Hanover Fire

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Christopher F. Cannizzo of the East Hanover Police Department confirm the investigation of a fire occurring on Kimble Place, in East Hanover.

Officials say approximately 7:57 p.m., police and fire officials were dispatched to Kemble Place on a report of a residential fire.

Responders located an active fire to a single-family dwelling.

The preliminary investigation has revealed that the fire resulted in two (2) fatalities.

The investigation remains ongoing and the identities of the individuals will not be released at this time.

Prosecutor Knapp would like to thank the East Hanover Police Department, the East Hanover Fire Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Fire/Environmental Unit, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, and all other mutual aid for their efforts in this matter.