WALL — An elderly couple died following a fire Monday night in their Jersey Shore home.

Nicholas Marino, 92, died in the fire at a home on Atlantic Avenue in the Allenwood section of Wall near the Allenwood Animal Hospital, according to a spokesman for the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. The spokesman said Joan Marino, 86, died several hours later.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation.

The fire was the third house fire in the township in January, according to the Patch of Wall.

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