EAST ORANGE, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Five people are dead, including a six-week-old baby, following a house fire in East Orange.
The Essex County prosecutor’s office said the fire started at about 6 a.m. in a three-story, single-family house at 16 N. 17th St., a few blocks north of Route 280.
The victims were identified as Alice Horton, 79, Randy Horton, 56, Ronnie Horton, 60, Breiona Love, 20, and Love’s 6-week-old Lanore Carter-Love.
“It’s very challenging, very challenging,” said Deputy Fire Chief Christopher Weiss. “A good number of our members are very upset.”Comments