Burning Woman Killed in 3-Story Fall From NJ Townhouse

Neighbors say the victim was seen hanging out a third-floor window, surrounded by flames.

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    Investigators are working to determine what caused the blaze.

    A burning woman fell to her death during a fire in a townhouse in New Jersey, last night, authorities said.

    Firefighters saw flames shooting from the roof and the windows of the Harmon Cover Townhouses in Secaucus when they arrived just after 5 p.m. Sunday. 

    Authorities found the victim's charred body on the ground.

    Neighbors say the woman was hanging out of a third-floor window, surrounded by flames, when she fell.

    Most of the four-story building was destroyed. Investigators are working to determine what caused the blaze.

    The victim wasn't immediately identified.