Firefighters Battle Early Morning Fire

Photo courtesy Ocean Fire Company

  POINT PLEASANT – First responders quickly extinguished a structure fire on East Street that broke out around 4:30 this morning in Point Pleasant Beach.

  Members from the Ocean Fire Company and Point Pleasant Beach Fire Company #2 were on scene with Engine 1 putting out the flames. Ladder 4305 was assigned Truck 1, with their crew doing a primary search of the structure and assisted with ventilation.

  Engine 4211, Engine 4301, Rescue 4303, Rescue 4203 also responded with their crews to help with overhaul and manpower.

  Assisting at the scene was the South Wall Fire Rescue and Point Pleasant First Aid & Emergency Squad.

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  At this time, the cause of the fire is under investigation by Point Pleasant Beach Fire Inspector’s Office.