By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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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.

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“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.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.

CBSNewYork Team