Two women died in a house fire on North Providence Avenue in Atlantic City Friday afternoon.

The Press of Atlantic City reports Atlantic City firefighters responded to the multi-family home around 5:00 Friday afternoon.  Firefighters pulled Phung Tat, who was believed to be around 49-years-old, from the third floor; she died on the way to the hospital.  A second woman was found on the fourth floor under a roof collapse; she was wearing a casino uniform and her identity has not yet been released.

At least six people were displaced as a result of the fire and the American Red Cross is assisting them. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

 

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