Fire Destroys Holiday City Home

Photo courtesy Ocean County Scanner News

BERKELEY – A home on La Combe Terrace in in the Holiday City area of Berkeley Township was found up in flames early this morning.

  The Berkeley Township Police Department responded to the call around 10 a.m. and found the home fully engulfed in flames upon arrival, according to a press release. Police determined that no one was in the house.

  Multiple Fire Departments from Berkeley Township responded to scene including The Manitou Park Fire Department, The Pinewald Pioneer Fire Department, Bayville Fire Department, Beachwood Fire Department and the Toms River Fire Department. First Aid from Berkeley Township EMS and Holiday City Berkeley First Aid also arrived to assist.    

  Adjacent homes were evacuated to the street as a precaution to avoid more injuries. It was also reported that the residents of the home had no injuries.

  The initial investigation suggests that the fire may be accidental, but it’s still being investigated by the Berkeley Township Detective Bureau, The Berkeley Township Fire Official as well as the Ocean County Fire Marshal’s Office.