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BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) – A 62-year-old man died in a Burlington house fire, officials say. Fire crews were called to the unit block of Lamont Road on Thursday afternoon.

While initiating the fire suppression operations, firefighters found 62-year-old Ernest Opdyke within the first-floor bathroom.

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He was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The fire is still under investigation, but at this time, it appears to be non-criminal in nature.


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