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Authorities: Young child, adult injured in house fire

August 7, 2019

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A fast-moving house fire in southern New Jersey has injured a young girl and an adult.

Authorities say the fire started around 5:15 a.m. Wednesday in the two-story home in Haddonfield. The home quickly became engulfed in smoke and flames, but firefighters were soon able to bring the blaze under control.

The 6-year-old girl and the adult were both being treated at a hospital for undisclosed minor injuries. Their names have not been released and it wasn’t immediately clear if they are related.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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