Police & Fire

One Dead in Westfield House Fire

Police blocked traffic on Prospect Street where a house fire early Monday morning reportedly claimed one person's life. Credits: Jackie Lieberman

WESTFIELD, NJ — An early-morning house fire in the 1200 block of Prospect Street has left one person dead on Monday, according to reports.

Three people were inside the home when the fire occurred; two of them were able to escape. The third person, who was in his late teens, according to Patch.com, was found dead on the second floor. 

This is a developing story.

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