OCEAN TOWNSHIP: Local fire crews helped extinguish a blaze near the corner of Whalepond Road and Dover Avenue on Wednesday evening, Nov. 29.
The Oakhurst Fire Department was dispatched to the scene around 10 p.m. and initial responding officers found heavy fire in a single family home.
Crews from the Wanamassa Fire Company, Tinton Falls Fire Company No. 1, West Long Branch Fire Company No. 2 along with the Ocean Township Police Department and Wayside Fire and Rescue arrived within minutes after a general alarm was sounded.
The responding agencies were able to quickly douse the fire and prevent any injuries to civilians or department personnel.