Man who died in Jersey City fire identified

A man found dead in a three-alarm fire in Jersey City on Wednesday night has been identified, according to
Firefighters found Thomas Cahill, 64, after they responded to a fire in his home at 410 West Side Ave. around 6:30 p.m.
The fire spread to the buildings attached to either side of Cahill’s home within the three minutes it took for firefighters to arrive, said Jersey City spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill in the report. The fire was brought under control by 7:17 p.m.
Neighbor Lorenzo Falcon said Cahill may have been sleeping when the fire started. Cahill lived alone, but his son had visited him earlier that day.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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