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Fast-Moving Fire Destroys Home on Pacific Ave. in Beachwood

By BEACHWOOD VOL. FD, Correspondent | February 06, 2022 | NEW JERSEY

Story No. 021722106

BEACHWOOD, NJ - At approximately 4:15 P.M. on February 6th, the Beachwood and Pine Beach Fire Departments responded to the report of a structure fire on the 1300 block of Pacific Avenue.

Upon arrival, fire was found inside the rear of the home that had already extended throughout the attic of the ranch style residence. No one was home at the time of the incident and two pet dogs were rescued from the fire. Unfortunately, one of those dogs perished. The fire was quickly extinguished with no injuries. As a result of the fire, the home was deemed uninhabitable.

Assisting at the scene were Beachwood and South Toms River EMS, Manitou Park FD, Pinewald FD, and Ocean County Fire Coordinators. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Ocean County Fire Marshal's Office.

(photos courtesy of Exit 80 Scanner News and Matthew Jakob)

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.