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UPDATE: Perth Amboy House Fire Leaves Child Dead, Adult Missing

Perth Amboy

Fire officials are reporting a child dead and an adult missing after an early morning fire ripped through a house in Perth A boy Friday morning.

According to preliminary reports, fire broke out inside the home located at 100 Commerce Street at around 3 a.m.

The home, occupied by multiple families, was fully involved in flames upon firefighter's arrival.

Crews battled heavy smoke and flames extending from the side of the home.

Just under a dozen people and a firefighter was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause remains under investigation.