What to Know
- A woman and a 9-month-old baby died in a fire in Mercer County, New Jersey early Friday morning
- Three others were injured by the fire and their condition is unknown at this time
- The cause of the fire is currently under investigation
A woman and a 9-month-old baby died Friday in an early morning fire in New Jersey that also injured three others.
The fire started just after 3:30 a.m. in the two-and-a-half-story, wood-frame duplex on Woodlawn Avenue, causing a partial roof collapse, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office said.
Firefighters found the baby girl and a woman in her 40s dead inside, authorities said. Three others were taken to a hospital with injuries. Their conditions were unknown.
Authorities have not released any names.
Officials were awaiting autopsy results and the cause of the fire was under investigation.