On Tuesday January 30, 2018 the Woodbury Fire Department was dispatched to 713 N Broad St at 07:35 for a reported Dwelling Fire. Upon arrival, Fire Department personnel stated they had fire showing from first floor front and side windows of the dwelling and also with a report of one victim trapped. Crews made entry to extinguish and perform a search. While performing the search crews found an elderly male in the second floor bedroom. Victim was transported by GCEMS to Inspira Medical Center Woodbury, where he was then pronounced deceased.
The Fire is currently under Investigation by Deputy Fire Marshal Layton with the Gloucester County Fire Marshal’s Office, Fire Marshal Buono with the Woodbury Fire Marshal’s Office and the Gloucester County Prosecutors Office.
Story provided by the Woodbury Fire Department