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Man Dies in Early-Morning NJ House Fire: Authorities

Authorities say the body of 62-year-old Gregory Massaro was found on the second floor of the home

What to Know

  • A fire in Totowa, New Jersey was reported shortly after 5:30 a.m. Saturday, prosecutors say
  • The body of 62-year-old Gregory Massaro was found on the second floor of the home
  • Another person rescued from the first floor was uninjured but was taken to a hospital as a precaution

Authorities say a man was killed and another person was rescued after an early morning fire in a New Jersey home.

Passaic County prosecutors say the blaze in Totowa was reported shortly after 5:30 a.m. Saturday.

Authorities say the body of 62-year-old Gregory Massaro was found on the second floor of the home.

Another person rescued from the first floor was uninjured but was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

The home sustained severe damage, with windows on the second floor blown out and siding charred. The cause is under investigation.

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