The Middletown Township Fire Department would like to remind all residents that you should call 911 immediately if you suspect that there is any kind of fire at your home or anywhere else you maybe. Fire doubles in size every 30 seconds and the minutes you save by calling 911 can be the difference between saving your house or not.
Approximately 45 members from 5 companies of the Middletown Township Fire Department responded to the call from East Keansburg, Port Monmouth, Belford Independent, Belford Engine, and Old Village Fire Companies, Additional support was provided from the MTFD Air Unit and Fire Police. All units on scene operated under the command of Department Chief John Gorsegner.
The fire was declared under control at approximately 6:30 PM. The last units cleared the scene at approximately 9:00 PM.
There were no injuries during the incident. Seven Emergency Medical Service workers from Leonardo First Aid Squad provided EMS support as well as rehabilitation services for the duration of the call. Lincroft First Aid was responding but their response was canceled
The fire is being investigated by the Middletown Township Fire Marshall’s office.
Photos provided by Middletown Township EMS PIO.