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1 dead, 1 injured after house fire in Sussex County

MONTAGUE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) – One person is dead and another was injured after a house fire in Montague Township Friday night, according to New Jersey State Police spokesperson Alejandro Goez.

The fire broke out at 7:25 p.m. at a residence on Clove Road, Goez said.

The house was fully engulfed and Roman Soloviov, 50, of Montague was pronounced dead at the scene. An adult female was taken to an area hospital for smoke inhalation, Goez said.

“A preliminary investigation revealed this was non-suspicious, but the cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Montague Fire Marshall,” Goez said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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