(VIDEO & PHOTO LINKS AT END OF ARTICLE) The Lakewood FD battled a structure fire for close to 2 hours Thursday afternoon (originally reported HERE in the YWN News Alerts Feature)
Numerous fire departments from neighboring townships (Howell, Brick) were called to assist in fighting the fire on Nolan Place and Ridge Avenue. The fire which broke out at approximately 2:30PM, was reportedly inside a vacant home.
Lakewood EMS transported one firefighter to Kimball Medical Center for minor injuries, but other than that, there were no injuries reported.
This is the second fire this week in this vacant structure, and the fire has been labeled suspicious. The Ocean County Sheriff Department, Ocean County Fire Marshals, along with detectives from the Lakewood Police Department are on the scene investigating. Lakewood Hatzolah along with Lakewood Chaverim are on the scene, and assisted in providing relief supplies to the fire fighters.
(YWN Lakewood Desk / YW-50 / YW-104)