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Structure Fire January 2nd, 2017

Posted by Bob P. on January 3, 2017 at 5:45 PM


Last night at 2348 hours, Station 11 was dispatched to the Settlers landing development for a report of a possible structure fire. Assistant Chief 1110 arrived on scene to find a smoke condition in the area of a multiple family dwelling. While conducting a 360 of the structure, heavy smoke was discovered pushing from the attic eave vent. Assistant Chief 1110 upgraded the assignment to a 2nd alarm dispatching Stafford fire company station 47 to the scene and Waretown fire company station 36 to coverage at our main station. Ladder 1115 arrived on scene, and crews forced entry in to the residence to extinguish the fire and check for any subjects possibly inside. Engine 1141 secured the fire hydrant and supplied Ladder 1115. Rescue-engine 1103 and mini-pumper 1112 responded with man power to assist with searching, venting, and overhaul. The fire was placed extinguished and no subjects were located to be home at the residence. The scene was turned over to the Ocean County Fire Marshals and Barnegat police. Also on scene was Chiefs 1100, 4700, Ladder 4725, Rescue-engine 4731, fire police 1104, and ladies aux 1107. Chief 3600 and Engine 3601 staged at our fire house to cover the town incase of any other emergencies or should the fire be upgraded, to assist at the scene. Stafford Township Volunteer Fire Company #1 Waretown Volunteer Fire Company Barnegat Ladies Auxiliary.

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