PATERSON, NJ - An investigation is continuing into a morning fire Wednesday that claimed the life of a 62-year-old Paterson woman.

According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, and Paterson Fire Chief Brian McDermott, police and fire officials responded to a second–alarm fire at a single-family residence located at 50 Doremus Avenue at approximately 8:28 A.M. 

One victim, Nancy Salt, was removed from the residence and transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased as a result of the fire. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or or to contact the Paterson Police Department at (973) 321-1111.

Editor's Note: This article was amended to reflect that the investigation is continuing.


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