CRANFORD - The Cranford Police Department responded to a reported house fire today, on Brookdale Place, at approximately 3:01 PM.

The Cranford Fire Department, along with several neighboring municipalities, fought the fire down which had engulfed the two-story home. A victim of the fire was found inside the home and was pronounced dead on scene shortly thereafter. An ongoing investigation is being conducted to determine the cause of the fire.

TAPinto Cranford will keep you updated as more information becomes available.