TEANECK, N.J. — Authorities have recovered a second body from the home of an elderly New Jersey couple that was destroyed by a fast-moving fire.
Teaneck fire officials told The Record that the body was found Monday morning near the back of the home. The first body had been found Sunday, several hours after the fire broke out.
Officials have yet to identify the remains or determine a cause of death for either victim.
Neighbors said the couple, who are both in their 80s, had lived in the home for more than 40 years. Their names have not been released.
Authorities say the cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Two police officers who were among the first emergency responders on the scene were treated for smoke inhalation.
Information from: The Record (Woodland Park, N.J.), http://www.northjersey.com