Quick Release: Fatal Fire Investigation in Midland Park, NJ
Prosecutor Mark Musella announces the following information:
The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Midland Park Police Department are investigating a fatal fire that occurred at 222 Franklin Avenue, Midland Park, NJ on Thursday, February 2, 2023.
At approximately 6:32 p.m. on February 2, 2023, the Midland Park Police Department received a report of a fire at 222 Franklin Avenue in Midland Park. Police officers responded along with the Midland Park Fire Department and neighboring fire departments. During fire suppression, first responders located a deceased victim on the first floor of the residence. Additional occupants of the home were transported to The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ for treatment of unspecified injuries.
An investigation is being conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Midland Park Police Department under the direction of Chief Michael Powderley. No additional information is available at this time.