FLANDERS, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A house fire in the Flanders section of Mount Olive left a man and a young child dead, acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp announced on Monday afternoon. Two others were also injured in the house fire, authorities announced.
Knapp says 52-year-old Hesham Moustafa and a 7-year-old child were killed in the fire.
Mount Olive Mayor Rob Greenbaum posted on his Facebook page earlier Monday that an early morning fire may have claimed the life of a child.
The fire broke out inside a multi-family home on Main Street in Flanders around 4 a.m.