Dozens of firefighters responded to a multi-family Newark residence Wednesday morning, officials said.
Fire broke out at 388 Summer Ave. shortly before 6 a.m. Sixty-five firefighters were called to the two-alarm blaze before it was brought under control around 6:40 a.m.
One person jumped from a window to escape the blaze, according to media reports.
Firefighters also discovered a deceased male on the first floor of the home. A second person suffered serious injuries, while three others suffered minor injuries.
Two animals also died in the fire.
A total of seven adults were displaced.
The fire is under investigation.
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