Deceased man found in burning mobile home

MILLVILLE – Firefighters on Monday found the body of a deceased man in a mobile home heavily damaged by fire.

Assistant State Fire Marshal Michael G. Chionchio said the blaze in the 36000 block of Club House Road near SR 26 was reported shortly after 1 p.m. Nov. 27.

Firefighters from Millville were the first to arrive on the scene. The trailer was engulfed in fire upon their arrival, Mr. Chionchio said.

The victim was transferred to the custody of the Division of Forensic Science for an autopsy.  The man’s identity was not released.

State fire investigators are searching for the origin and cause of this fire.

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