Death-Cause Of Death – Obituary

The victim of Saturday’s fire at the Ridgecrest Senior Housing complex in Ridgewood has been identified as Denise Dillon, 72.

Police Chief Jacqueline Luthcke said the fire at the 150-unit apartment complex was “accidental” and confined to Dillon’s unit, but gave no information on how the fire started.

No other information on Dillon was available, Luthcke said.

The chief said all residents were able to return to their apartments at the end of the evening. She had no information on Dillon’s prior residence or history.

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The apartment complex for people ages 62 and older was built in 1984 and is subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Though owned by Bergen County, it is managed by Marzulli Real Estate in Bloomfield, according to building manager Richard Barclay.