Charles Webster, a spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, says the blaze at the Marlboro Township home broke out early Saturday, but further details were not immediately disclosed.
An 87-year-old woman died from injuries suffered in the fire, but her name was not released.
Webster said the woman's housekeeper suffered burns in the blaze and was being treated at a hospital, but further details were not disclosed.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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