EAST HANOVER, NJ (Morris County) – Authorities have identified the two victims who died in a Friday night house fire in East Hanover.
They are identified as Robert Dundermen, 78, and Cynthia Dundermen, 75, who were the residents of the home, according to Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Chief Christopher F. Cannizzo of the East Hanover Police Department.
The Morris County Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the manners of death to be accidental, Knapp said.
At around 7:57 p.m., police and fire officials responded to a residence on Kemble Place for a report of a residential fire. Responders located an active fire to a single-family dwelling, Knapp said.
The investigation has revealed that the origin of the fire was the living room area of the residence, Knapp said.
“At this time, the cause of the fire does not appear to be suspicious in nature and the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office does not anticipate any criminal charges being filed,” Knapp said.
Prosecutor Knapp would like to thank the East Hanover Police Department, the East Hanover Fire Department, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Crime Scene Investigation Unit, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Fire/Environmental Unit, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, and all other mutual aid for their efforts in this matter.