Toms River House Goes Up In Flames

Photo by Ali Gradzki

TOMS RIVER – Multiple police and fire units were called to a township home to battle a blaze that left it destroyed.

The fire broke out shortly after 5:30 Friday night on River Terrace.

photo by Ali Gradzki

According to a Facebook post from Toms River Fire Company Number 2, Engines 2671 and 2561 both stretched multiple handlines and crews made an aggressive interior attack.

Crews encountered extreme fire and smoke conditions. All Toms River companies worked in tandem and the scene was cleared in about 2 hours.  

Reports from Ocean County Scanner News said the blaze broke out inside the basement of the home.

photo courtesy Toms River Fire Company 2

No word on any injuries and the cause is under probe.

We are waiting for more information from the police department.