Elizabeth house fire leaves 1 dead, 1 critical

Posted at 10:48 AM, Apr 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-10 10:48:12-04

ELIZABETH, NEW JERSEY (PIX11) — One person was killed while another was left in critical condition following a massive house fire in Elizabeth, New Jersey Wednesday morning.

The blaze broke out just before 4 a.m. on 225 Mellon Place, officials said.

Several residents were injured and transported to local hospitals for treatment. At least one was killed.

Firefighters battled flames that spread to three surroundings buildings.

Officials are now investigating the cause of the fire.