Man Killed in Fire Caused by Smoking and Oxygen Tank Combination

John Heemer of Newton, New Jersey died today in a fire in his Brookside Terrace apartment.  Officials from the Newton Fire Department are still investigating, but they believe the fire was accidental and likely caused by a combination of cigarette smoking and an oxygen tank. Newton Police Officers were the first on the scene of this two-alarm fire, but could not enter the apartment due to the fire and smoke.  By the time that Newton Firefighters... Read More