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New Jersey Motel Fire May Have Been Caused By Cigarette

A New Jersey motel fire that killed four people last week may have been caused by a cigarette left on a chair, officials say. The fire damaged much of Mariner’s Point Motel’s surveillance system, but police were able to salvage enough footage to find a possible source of the blaze. Eight people were injured in the Point Pleasant Beach fire, …

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N.J. Motel Fire Blamed on Discarded Cigarette

A cigarette discarded in a stuffed chair caused a fire that killed four people at a Point Pleasant, New Jersey motel that housed people displaced by Hurricane Sandy last week, according to officials. Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato says the fire began in a stuffed chair in a smoking area on the second floor of the Mariner’s Cove Motor …

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