NEWARK, NJ (CBSNewYork) – A 7-year-old boy was killed in a house fire early Thursday morning in Newark.
The fire broke out at about 4:50 a.m. inside a three-story house on Astor Place near Pennsylvania Avenue.
The fire also spread to two adjacent houses, officials said.
Two other adults and three children were taken to hospital for treatment.
There is no information about the cause of the fire and the boy’s name has not been released.