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August 24, 2023

Early morning apartment fire kills 2 people in Burlington, NJ

It is not yet known what caused the building to erupt into flames on Thursday

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A fire that broke out overnight at the Northgate Village Apartments in Burlington, New Jersey killed two unidentified people. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

An apartment building in Burlington, New Jersey caught fire and left two people dead. The fire started in the early morning hours at the Northgate Village Apartments, according to multiple news reports.

Firefighters arrived at the apartment complex around 3 a.m. on Thursday morning to extinguish the flames. They did so successfully, but not before two unidentified individuals were confirmed dead. There were no other injuries reported in the fire, according to CBS News Philadelphia.

The cause of the deadly fire is not yet known. It remains under investigation.

Earlier this week, a wildfire erupted in Wharton State Forest in Camden County, New Jersey and grew to 1,700 acres before being extinguished by fire crews.

The Dragway Fire – so named because it started near the Atco Dragway in Waterford Township – erupted on Sunday night and was fully contained as of yesterday.