Pickup Truck Catches Fire, Damages House

Photo courtesy Stafford Township Police

  STAFFORD – A car that caught fire in the middle of the day has caused damage to the side of a home, police said.

  On August 23 around 2:30 p.m., the Stafford Township Police Department responded to a home on Millcreek Road about a car on fire. Police said that the fire originated from the engine of the homeowner’s Dodge Ram pickup truck. The incident subsequently caused damaged to the side of the house.

  Assisting on scene were the Stafford Township Volunteer Fire Company #1, Stafford Township Bureau of Fire Prevention, Ocean County Fire Marshal, and Stafford Township Emergency Medical Services.