By Steve Beck
EASTAMPTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — One person was killed in a house fire in Burlington County, investigators confirmed.READ MORE: 5 People Shot Near Temple University, Philadelphia Police Say
The fire started at about 10:30 p.m. Monday at a home in the 1100 block of Smithville Road in Eastampton Township.READ MORE: PPA Adding Patrols To Monitor Illegally Parked Cars In Bike Lanes Amid Growing Number Of Bicyclists Killed In Philly
Firefighters were called to the scene and were able to place the fire under control in less than an hour.
The Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office said an adult male was killed in the fire. The victim’s identity was not immediately released.MORE NEWS: Dirt Bike Rider Wanted In Hit-And-Run That Left Teenager Dead, Philadelphia Police Say
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.