EAST HANOVER, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – The arson squad is investigating a fatal fire in East Hanover.
The fire broke out just before 8 p.m. Friday night at Kimble Place.READ MORE: Former Aides Karen Hinton, Lindsey Boylan Accuse Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Bullying, Sexual Harassment
Massive flames shot through the roof of the split level home.
The flames were so intense that, at first, police and firefighters could not get into the house.READ MORE: 6-Year-Old Boy Struck And Killed While Attempting To Board School Bus With Brother In Brooklyn
“The one officer kicked the door down. Unfortunately he was pushed about five feet back. Upon arrival of several fire agencies, the fire department found one deceased body. A couple minutes later, the fire department found a second deceased body,” said East Hanover Police Chief Christopher Cannizzo.
Authorities now say the two victims are believed to be the homeowners.MORE NEWS: GameStop Shares Surge Nearly 104% In One Day
No one else was injured.