NORTH ARLINGTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A father and son were killed Friday in an early morning house fire in New Jersey.
Firefighters responded around 4:15 a.m. to a burning home on Ninth Street in North Arlington.READ MORE: Viral Video Shows Unmasked NYPD Officer Pushing Masked Commuter Out Of Subway Station
Police said a 75-year-old man and his 44-year-old son died in the blaze.
A 66-year-old woman was rescued and taken to a hospital.READ MORE: Hip-Hop Improv Show 'Freestyle Love Supreme' Returns To Broadway
“It’s never easy when you’re trying to make a rescue from the same location, which was the case here. They were all on the second flood. The mother was at the window. They were able to use a ladder and bring her to safety,” North Arlington Police Chief Scott Hedenberg said.
The victims’ names have not been released.MORE NEWS: Eligible New Jersey Residents Urged To Get COVID Booster Shot
The cause of the fire is under investigation.