Three killed in fire at home in Wayne


Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, Wayne Police Chief Jack McNiff, and Wayne Fire Commissioner William Rodriguez announce that at approximately 6:14 p.m. on Monday, May 3, 2021, police and fire personnel responded to a fire at a 1.5 story single-family residence located at 123 Jackson Avenue, in Wayne, New Jersey.

Three adults were pronounced deceased at the scene. More information will be released once it becomes available.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or or contact the Wayne Police Department at (973) 694-0600. For media inquiries concerning this case, contact Senior Assistant Prosecutor Julie Serfess of the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office at or at (973) 837-7718.

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