WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - A fast-moving house fire in central New Jersey has left an elderly couple dead.
Monmouth County prosecutors say the fire in Wall Township broke out around 9 p.m. Monday.
Authorities say 92-year-old Nicholas Maino died in the fire. His 86-year-old wife, Joan Maino, suffered extensive injuries and was taken to a hospital, where she died on Tuesday.
A firefighter was also treated at a hospital for minor injuries.
Authorities say the couple were alone in the home when the fire broke out.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.