Warren County Woman, 77, Dies Of Smoke Inhalation Days After Second-Story House Fire

A woman who was airlifted after being rescued from a second-story house fire in Warren County died from smoke inhalation Wednesday, authorities said.

Washington Fire Department Station 83
Washington Fire Department Station 83 Photo Credit: Washington Fire Department Station 83 via Facebook

Firefighters rescued Mary Frey, 77, from the Washington Borough blaze, which broke out at 82 Youmans Ave. around 9 a.m. Saturday.

Frey had been breathing independently as she was being airlifted to Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston — but later died due to smoke inhalation, reports citing Prosecutor Jim Pfeifer.

The cause of the fire remains undetermined but does not appear suspicious, the report says.

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