101-year-old man killed in fire

February 11, 2008 9:48:21 PM PST
A 101-year-old man has perished in a house fire in Atlantic City.

The man was found in a second-floor bedroom of the house in the city's Venice Park neighborhood.

Firefighters say the second floor was completely filled with smoke when they arrived shortly after 7:45 p.m. Monday.

The victim was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

His name was not released pending notification of relatives.

No one else was injured.

A stress debriefing team was called in to help firefighters cope with their reactions to the death.


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