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Recycle Center Fire Goes to 3 Alarms In Stafford Twp NJ

By ROMAN ISARYK, Correspondent | June 27, 2020 | NEW JERSEY

Story No. 062720103

Just After 1pm on June 26th 2020. 911 call is received to the Ocean County Dispatch Center for a Fire at the Recycle Center in Stafford Twp. 4700 arrived shortly there after and reported heavy fire and smoke showing from a Building 150 x 100 in size. 2nd alarm was quickly stuck out which brought in Barnaget FD and Forked River FD as the R.I.T. Command on scene advised first due engine to lay in and hit the fire with the deck gun. When ther units arrived on scene crews pulled 2.5" lines and set up the ladder that was placed in to service. 3 Alarm was struck for more man power to the scene. Eagleswood,Parkertown,West Tuckerton, & Waretown FD were dispatched. OC Fire Coordinators assisted in the staging of the in coming units. EMS was handled by Stafford EMS. Cause of the fire is under investigation by the Ocean Co Fire Marshals Office.

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