Woman, 74, found dead after fire at South Jersey home, police say

Woman, 74, found dead after fire at South Jersey home, police say

1/21/2022 7:04:00 AM

Woman, 74, found dead after fire at South Jersey home, police say

The cause of the fire remained under investigation Thursday, authorities said.

, police said.Emergency crews were called to the fire in the 100 block of Taunton Boulevard in Medford around 5:45 p.m. and arrived within minutes to find flames coming from the first and second floor windows, according to police.The woman was found dead on the home’s second floor, township police said in a statement. Authorities did not immediately release her name.

Investigators have not yet determined what caused the fire, according to police. Evesham fire rescue, Cherry Hill, Berlin Township and Medford Lakes firefighters helped battle the blaze.

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