Brick Township Home Destroyed In Blaze

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  BRICK – The cause of the fire that destroyed a home on Walnut Street in Brick on January 24 has yet to be determined, officials said.

  Brick Police received multiple 911 calls around 2:45 p.m. reporting that the home at 171 Walnut Drive was engulfed in flames. Firefighters who arrived first at the scene saw heavy fire throughout the 2-story wood frame home.

  Herbertsville 2471 was first at the scene and Stations 23, 22, 21 and 75 later responded. Firefighters put two master streams into service and were able to extinguish the fire around 5:20 p.m.

  There are no reports whether any people or pets were inside the home at the time of the fire, and whether there were any injuries.

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  At the time, the cause of the fire is under investigation by the Brick Township Police Department and the Fire Bureau.