Fire Consumes Home In Lacey

(Photo courtesy of The Lacey Reporter/Gavin Rozzi)

  LACEY – An early morning fire on Constitution Drive damaged the exterior of a residence on January 2.

  Township police responded to a 911 call around 4:22 a.m. where Police Officer Patrick Watkins witnessed flames on the exterior of the home while joined by members of the Lanoka Harbor and Forked River Fire Departments.

  The house’s only occupant escaped without injury and the fire appears to have started on on the exterior of the residence and spread inward causing extensive damage.

  Detective Brian Flynn and the Ocean County Fire Marshal are investigating the cause and origin of the fire.