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2 dead in Morris County house fire

BUTLER, NJ (Morris County) – Two people are dead following a New Year’s Eve house fire in Butler, according to Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp.

The fire was reported at around 4:54 p.m. at a residence on Myrtle Avenue, Knapp said.

The residence was heavily damaged as a result of the fire. The preliminary investigation has revealed that the fire resulted in two deaths, Knapp said.

“The investigation remains ongoing and the identities of the individuals will not be released at this time,” Knapp 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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