Firefighters Extinguish Early Morning Deck Fire

Photo courtesy Pioneer Hose Co #1

  BRICK – Multiple stations extinguished a second alarm deck fire that spread to a home on Toronto Drive Sunday morning, officials said.

  Fire District 1, Station 22 and 21 of Pioneer Hose Co #1 were dispatched around 3:24 a.m. to the home where a fire had engulfed an entire backyard deck and started to grow towards the rear of the home.

  Crews hit the fire on the deck and were able to stop the small extension of fire to the second floor. Officials confirmed that no occupants were inside the home at the time of the fire as well as no injuries reported.

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

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  Assisting at the scene were Breton Woods Fire Company #1, Laurelton Fire Company #1, Herbertsville Fire Company No. 1, Silverton Volunteer Fire Company and Point Pleasant Fire Department.