1 dead, 1 injured in shore home fire

LONG BEACH ISLAND, N.J. - October 1, 2009

The fire broke out early Thursday morning in a house near the corner of 60th Street and Long Beach Boulevard in the Brant Beach section of Long Beach Island.

An elderly man confined to a wheel chair died in the fire. His health care worker suffered smoke inhalation, however she is expected to recover.

The county fire marshall has been called to the scene.

A nearby house was also damaged by fire.

There's no word yet on a cause.

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