GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP — A man was killed in an apartment fire early Sunday morning.

Gloucester Township Police Chief Harry Earle told CBS Philly a man was pronounced dead at the at scene of the fire in a 2nd floor apartment on Washington Avenue in the Blackwood section of town. The man's 10-year-old daughter and wife were also hospitalized.

Earle said the fire, which started around 2:30 a.m., was confined to the one apartment

6 ABC Action News reported an ambulance crew was the first to arrive and start pulling people out.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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