Fire tears through New Jersey rowhouse, killing 1 woman; 3 others escape blaze

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: July 10, 2014 - 11:15 PM

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Authorities say one woman is dead in a rowhouse fire in New Jersey. Jersey City police and fire department spokesman Bob McHugh says the blaze broke out in the home's basement at around 10 p.m. Thursday. Three others in the single-family home were able to escape the flames. McHugh says the 32-year-old woman was found by firefighters on the top floor of the two-story home.

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