Officials probe cause of fire at historic Rowan mansion

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Officials are trying to determine what sparked a fire in the historic mansion that was once home to the late engineer and philanthropist of a New Jersey university that bears his name.

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No one was injured in the blaze that broke out Thursday night at the Westampton Township estate where Henry Rowan lived.

Another fire in June left smoke damage.

Rowan died last year at the age of 92. His gift of $100 million to what is now Rowan University was the largest ever to a public institution of higher education.