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- A mother and her son were killed in a house fire in Nutley, New Jersey
- County officials said 29-year-old Amanda Russo and her 7-year-old son died in the fire
- The cause of the fire is still under investigation
A mother and son were killed in a house fire in Nutley, New Jersey, officials said Saturday.
The Essex County Prosecutor's Office said 29-year-old Amanda Russo, of Nutley, and her 7-year-old son died in the fire.
The fire broke out at the a house on Park Avenue around 1 p.m.
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Neighbors said the boy's grandfather was hurt, but survived. He was taken to a nearby hospital.
The prosecutor's office said the boy's name was being withheld because of his age.
It was immediately clear what caused the fire.