Prosecutor: Plastic flowers accelerated fire that killed 6 in home without smoke detectors

  • by: SAMANTHA HENRY , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 16, 2014 - 6:55 PM

NEWARK, N.J. — It was pride of ownership that led a New Jersey family to decorate the front of their home with bright plastic flowers, and it was those same decorations that acted as a fatal accelerant in a fast moving blaze that killed everyone inside, prosecutors said Monday.

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