Eight people were also injured in the early morning blaze that destroyed the Mariner's Cove Motor Inn in Point Pleasant Beach. The motel was housing several people displaced by Superstorm Sandy. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Eyewitnesses say the flames spread quickly through the two-story wooden building two blocks from the beach.
"Within five minutes, literally, it was in flames," one witness told the New Jersey Star-Ledger.
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