Three people died in a Pemberton, N.J., fire early Monday morning, and police are ruling their deaths suspicious.
Young Boo Lee, 74, wife Tasuk Lee, 67, and Young's mother, Myo Sun Lee, 92, died after a fire roared through their Marie Drive dwelling just after 1 a.m.
NBC 10 reporter Justin Pizzi said authorities are considering the fire suspicious; there were at least two explosions reported.
Officers made notification to the surrounding residents and ordered evacuations for their safety.
All five township fire departments and nearby Fort Dix department fought the blaze, which was placed under control at about 2:45 a.m. Fire officials are still trying to determine the origin of the blaze.
Members from the state and Burlington County Fire Marshal's office, along with the Burlington County Prosecutor's office, are assisting Pemberton Township Police Detective Division's investigation.
Anyone with information regarding the fire is asked to contact the Pemberton Township Police Department at 609-894-3351 or the Confidential Tip Line at 609-894-3352.
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