Tag: Fire (accident)

Palisades Park priest dies a week after suffering burns in rectory fire

| March 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Rev. James F. Reilly died early Saturday, a week after he suffered severe burns in a fire at the St. Michael's Church rectory, a spokesman for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark said. He was 69. Reilly, a popular figure at the Palisades Park church, was found in a bathroom in the early morning […]

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Worshipper died after church candle set fire to cotton robe

| September 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

A worshipper died after being engulfed in flames during a church procession when a candle set light to her robe, an inquest heard. Oluwabukola Adeyemo, 27, suffered severe burns to half her body after her gown brushed over a lit candle placed on the floor by the entrance to the Christ Apostolic Church in Leyton. […]

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