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Three People Displaced, Firefighter Injured In Ocean City House Fire Three People Displaced, Firefighter Injured In Ocean City House Fire
Three People Displaced, Firefighter Injured In Ocean City House Fire Three people were without a home and a firefighter was injured after a house caught fire in Ocean City, officials said. Ocean City firefighters responded to the fire on the 1400 block of Simpson Avenue at around 4:46 p.m. on Monday, Apr. 15, the city said in a news release. Crews arrived within three minutes and found a large fire on the building's second floor. Marmora and Margate City firefighters also helped out the Ocean City Fire Department. The fire was under control by around 5:26 p.m. and it didn't spread to neighboring houses. No one was injured in the home but a firefighter did s…
Burlington Girl On Ventilator After House Fire: Campaign Burlington Girl On Ventilator After House Fire: Campaign
Burlington Girl On Ventilator After House Fire: Campaign A Burlington mother is asking for help after losing everything in a house fire. Kashira Hannah's daughter Ka’Leah remains sedated on a ventilator after getting trapped in the fire, according to a GoFundMe campaign. "I ask for prayers and anything that you are able to give to help me and my children," she wrote. "I need all the help I can get as I rebuild our lives and find a new home." It was not immediately clear where the fire happened, however, firefighters rescued several people from a home on Route 130 Easter Sunday, according to 6abc. Click here to view or donate to the GoFundMe.
Jersey Shore House Fire, Man's Death Ruled Not Suspicious: Officials Jersey Shore House Fire, Man's Death Ruled Not Suspicious: Officials
Jersey Shore House Fire, Man's Death Ruled Not Suspicious: Officials An Ocean City house fire and the death of a person found at the home are not considered suspicious, officials said. A city spokesperson said there were no "suspicious or intentional" factors about the fire. It happened on the 1900 block of Asbury Avenue at around 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 15. Ronald Reichenbach, 63, was found dead at the house. The cause of his death was pending a toxicology report. Investigators were still working to find out what started the fire.
Jersey Shore Fire Victim Identified, Authorities Say Jersey Shore Fire Victim Identified, Authorities Say
Jersey Shore Fire Victim Identified, Authorities Say A man killed in a house fire in Ocean City has been identified, authorities said. Ronald Reichenbach, 63, died in the fire at his home on the 1900 block of Asbury Avenue, according to an Ocean City spokesman. The blaze broke out at about 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13. The origin of the fire and the exact cause of death remain under investigation by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office and the Ocean City Police Department, the spokesman said.
French Bulldogs, Puppies Killed In Atlantic County House Fire: Campaign French Bulldogs, Puppies Killed In Atlantic County House Fire: Campaign
French Bulldogs, Puppies Killed In Atlantic County House Fire: Campaign Several French bulldogs and puppies were killed in a fire that destroyed a house in Atlantic County. The fire happened at a home on Betsy Scull Road in the Scullville section of Egg Harbor Township at around 9 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 12, according to the Scullville Volunteer Fire Company. According to a GoFundMe page, a couple originally from Poland lived in the house.  Radoslaw and Aleksandra Sroka also lived in the home with their two teen children. The family also had a business breeding French bulldogs there. The fundraiser said many of their dogs and puppies died in t…
Fire Destroys Home In Mercer County: Police Fire Destroys Home In Mercer County: Police
Fire Destroys Home In Mercer County: Police A fire destroyed a home in Lawrence Township, authorities said. On Friday, Jan. 26, at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Lawrence Township Police Department received a 9-1-1 call reporting smoke coming from 175 Johnson Ave in Eggerts Crossing Village. Police found a visible fire on the second floor of the home. The residents were not home. The fire was brought under control at about 2 p.m. There were no injuries, however the home sustained significant damage, police said.  The American Red Cross responded to the scene to aid the displaced family, they said. Members of the…
'Devastating Sight:' House Fire Leaves Monmouth County Family Needing Help 'Devastating Sight:' House Fire Leaves Monmouth County Family Needing Help
'Devastating Sight:' House Fire Leaves Monmouth County Family Needing Help A Howell Township family is pleading for help after their home was badly damaged in a fire. Andrea Flores set up a GoFundMe page for her family after their house caught fire at around 6:20 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21. More than $7,900 had been raised from at least 188 donations as of Wednesday, Jan. 24. Flores said the flames destroyed the kitchen, dining area, and part of the living room. While the rest of the house wasn't burned, everything inside was damaged by smoke, including all of the family's clothing. Flores also wrote that her parents, brother, sister, and two dogs are staying w…
Campaign Details Jersey Shore Fire That Hospitalized 3 Including Child, Firefighter Campaign Details Jersey Shore Fire That Hospitalized 3 Including Child, Firefighter
Campaign Details Jersey Shore Fire That Hospitalized 3 Including Child, Firefighter Three people were hospitalized, including a firefighter and a girl, after a fire at a home in Lake Como, authorities said. Firefighters and officers arrived at the house on Wildwood Place shortly after 6 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 15, Belmar police said. The home was fully engulfed in flames when first responders got there. Crews stayed at the scene for about three hours. About 0600 this morning the Belmar Fire Dept. responded to Wildwood place for numerous reports of a house fire.... Posted by Belmar Volunteer Hook & Ladder Fire Company on Monday, January 15, 2024 A Belmar firefight…
New Year's Eve Blaze Claims Everything Including Pets From South Jersey Family New Year's Eve Blaze Claims Everything Including Pets From South Jersey Family
New Year's Eve Blaze Claims Everything Including Pets From South Jersey Family A family from Burlington County lost everything including their pets when their home burned on New Year's Eve, according to a GoFundMe campaign. The fire at the Chilkotowsky home in Tabernacle started on Dec. 30 and continued burning into Dec. 31, according to the Tabernacle Fire Department. Crews arrived on Quint 4314 and completed interior operations, fire officials said on Facebook. "With the assistance of multiple neighboring agencies we were able to keep a majority of the fire damage to the room of origin," firefighters said. Tabernacle firefighters were then called to help put …
3 Critical After Franklin Township Blaze: Police 3 Critical After Franklin Township Blaze: Police
3 Critical After Franklin Township Blaze: Police Three people were hospitalized in critical condition after a house fire in Gloucester County, authorities said. Firefighters were called to the 1700 block of West Boulevard in the Malaga section of Franklin Township at 8:57 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 11, according to township police. Three residents were trapped in the fully involved two-story dwelling, police said. A 77-year-old man and 76-year-old woman were airlifted to burn centers in Philadelphia, while a 31-year-old man was taken by ambulance to Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, Pennsylvania, police said. All three were listed in c…
Woman, 25, Killed In Vineland House Fire: FD Woman, 25, Killed In Vineland House Fire: FD
Woman, 25, Killed In Vineland House Fire: FD A 25-year-old woman was killed in a house fire in Cumberland County, authorities said. Heavy smoke and flames were found on the first floor of the home on the 2900 block of Maple Avenue when firefighters arrived early Thursday, Oct. 26, according to the fire chief. The woman was found on the second floor of the home, he said.
'Surreal Nightmare': Jersey Shore Family Escapes House Fire 'Surreal Nightmare': Jersey Shore Family Escapes House Fire
'Surreal Nightmare': Jersey Shore Family Escapes House Fire The community is rallying for a family that barely escaped a house fire on the Jersey Shore. MaryAnn and Tony Habib lost everything in the Monday, Sept. 25 fire in Holmdel. MaryAnn and Tony recently moved to Holmdel with their daughter, Mila.  "On Monday morning, MaryAnn went downstairs with her 21-month-old daughter where both she and her husband smelled something funny," a friend, Mary Pahira, wrote on a GoFundMe page.   "Tony went to check the garage and saw the fire going. He tried to put the fire out while she called 911 and was told to evacuate immediately. MaryA…
Gloucester County Family Loses Everything Including 2 Dogs In House Fire Gloucester County Family Loses Everything Including 2 Dogs In House Fire
Gloucester County Family Loses Everything Including 2 Dogs In House Fire More than $26,000 has been raised for a Gloucester County family who lost everything including their two dogs in a house fire. Thankfully, Ashley and Tom Pace and their two children escaped the recent blaze in Grenloch. "We want to help them get back on their feet as they begin to rebuild their lives after this devastating loss," a GoFundMe page says. "We appreciate everything that everyone has done so far, any support will be helpful during this time." Click here to view or donate to the GoFundMe.
Lightening Strike: Cape May County Family Gets Boost After House Fire Lightening Strike: Cape May County Family Gets Boost After House Fire
Lightening Strike: Cape May County Family Gets Boost After House Fire The community is rallying to support a Cape May County family who lost everything including their pets in a house fire. A GoFundMe page has been organized to help Chloe and Cora Pinkerton of Palermo, ages 16 and 11, get ready to return to school.  Their grandmother, Linda; father, Tony; and his daughters were not home when it was struck by lightning on July 29.  "Both girls are worried about not having clothes and shoes and all of the things you would expect to start school with," the GoFundMe page says. "They were absolutely devastated and brokenhearted to learn that their …
Vigil Planned For South Jersey Home Explosion Victims Vigil Planned For South Jersey Home Explosion Victims
Vigil Planned For South Jersey Home Explosion Victims A vigil has been planned for the victims of a deadly house fire that killed four people, including two small children in Atlantic County. Two men were among those killed when a home on Northwest Boulevard in Buena Borough exploded at 10:35 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, authorities said. According to Facebook posts, the mother of the 2- and 3-year-old victims, shared a planned vigil at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, across from the site of the fire in the 300 block of Northwest Boulevard in the Landisville section of Buena. The vigil is in loving memory of the children killed, Lyanni and Leovani, accordi…
$16K Raised After Family Killed In Ocean County Fire $16K Raised After Family Killed In Ocean County Fire
$16K Raised After Family Killed In Ocean County Fire More than $16,000 had been raised as of Thursday, Aug. 3 for those grieving the loss of four people including two children killed in a Lacey Township house fire this week. John Mulligan, an uncle of 14-year-old Angel Allan, one of those killed in the fire on Tuesday, Aug. 1, organized one GoFundMe for the family A second campaign was launched to aid Daniel Wright, the brother of two of the victims. Angel's mother, Melanie, and sister, Hailey, were running errands when the home caught fire, according to Mulligan of Berkeley Township. Also killed were Angel's aunts, Jennifer Wright, 39, and …
South Jersey Woman Loses Everything Including Dog In July 4 House Fire South Jersey Woman Loses Everything Including Dog In July 4 House Fire
South Jersey Woman Loses Everything Including Dog In July 4 House Fire Support is growing for a Burlington County woman who lost everything, including her dog, in a July 4 house fire. Diane Andersen, of Leisuretowne, is recovering in an ICU burn unit from smoke inhalation, according to her niece, Liselle Towers, of Medford, who organized a GoFundMe. Aftermath of the house fire in LeisuretowneGoFundMe "We are raising funds to help her replace her personal belongings," Towers wrote. "Any help is appreciated." Details on the fire itself weren't immediately available. Click here to view or donate to the GoFundMe.
Police ID Homeowner Killed In South Jersey Fire Police ID Homeowner Killed In South Jersey Fire
Police ID Homeowner Killed In South Jersey Fire Authorities have identified the Cape May County resident killed in a house fire. Joanne Nessen died of possible asphyxia from the fire at her home in North Wildwood, NJ on Thursday, July 6, according to Cape May County Prosecutor, Jeffrey H. Sutherland and North Wildwood Police Chief John Stevenson. Authorities received a call at 4:16 p.m. reporting a person trapped in a burning home at 2203 New York Avenue in North Wildwood, according to city Fire Chief Dominick McClain. Within minutes of arrival, firefighters found a person in a rear bedroom of the home.  The victim,…
Resident Killed In South Jersey House Fire Resident Killed In South Jersey House Fire
Resident Killed In South Jersey House Fire A Cape May County resident died of injuries from a house fire, authorities said. Authorities received a call at 4:16 p.m. Thursday, July 6 reporting a person trapped in a burning home at 2203 New York Avenue in North Wildwood, according to city Fire Chief Dominick McClain. Within minutes of arrival, firefighters found a person in a rear bedroom of the home.  The victim, who was not identified, was removed through a side window and taken to Cape Regional Medical Center, McClain said. The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital at 5:05 p.m. Thursday, the fire chief said in a stateme…
Fire Believed Started By Cigarette Damages Same NJ Home Where 2005 Blaze Killed Smoker Fire Believed Started By Cigarette Damages Same NJ Home Where 2005 Blaze Killed Smoker
Fire Believed Started By Cigarette Damages Same NJ Home Where 2005 Blaze Killed Smoker A fire that authorities believe was ignited Thursday by an improperly discarded cigarette damaged the same Lyndhurst home where a blaze more than 17 years ago killed a smoker with an oxygen tank. A married couple got out safely after the fire started at 230 Post Avenue at 9:19 a.m. June 29, Lyndhurst Police Detective Lt. Vincent Auteri said. Borough firefighters arrived to find flames shooting out of a second-floor side bedroom in the 2½-story house, responders said. The firefighters contained the blaze to that room and had it under control in well under a half-hour, Auteri said. They…
Five Hospitalized, One Rescued, One Jumps In South Jersey House Fire Five Hospitalized, One Rescued, One Jumps In South Jersey House Fire
Five Hospitalized, One Rescued, One Jumps In South Jersey House Fire Five people were hospitalized including two in critical condition after a house fire in Camden County, authorities said. Fire companies were dispatched to the 3000 Block of Finlaw Avenue in Pennsauken at 5:06 a.m. Monday, May 29, for a reported dwelling fire, they said. Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire on the 1st and 2nd floors with a confirmed occupant trapped in the basement, according to the Pennsauken Fire Department. Companies initiated an aggressive interior search and firefight and were able to locate and remove the occupant from the basement, fire officials said. Another oc…
Firefighters, Police Team Up To Rescue Dog In NJ House Fire Firefighters, Police Team Up To Rescue Dog In NJ House Fire
Firefighters, Police Team Up To Rescue Dog In NJ House Fire Firefighters and police teamed up to rescue a dog who was pulled from a smoky house fire Saturday night in Hillsdale. The blaze apparently began in the basement of the home on Deer Trail Road at Ruckman Avenue at the Woodcliff Lake border around 6:30 p.m. May 27. The fire quickly went to two alarms, bringing companies from surrounding towns both to the scene and in coverage. A firefighter scooped up the dog (on hood of police vehicle) before a Hillsdale police officer rushed them to the animal hospital.Nancy Triggiani-Musco for DAILY VOICE Firefighters tended to the dog on the lawn bef…
South Jersey Family Loses Everything In House Fire, Dogs Hospitalized South Jersey Family Loses Everything In House Fire, Dogs Hospitalized
South Jersey Family Loses Everything In House Fire, Dogs Hospitalized Two dogs were hospitalized after a house fire destroyed a Burlington County home, friends say. Luckily, Brittany and Jimmy Enright and their two young children were not at home when it caught fire in Marlton, but their dogs suffered from smoke inhalation.  "Nothing in the house is salvageable," Annie Fox of Cherry Hill Township wrote on a GoFundMe page. "They lost absolutely everything!" Veterinary bills for Ace and Gracie had already reached $15,000, she said. "On a positive note we received updates from the hospital that the dogs are doing well," Fox wrote on Monday, May 22. Click…
Air Force Family Recovering After South Jersey Fire Air Force Family Recovering After South Jersey Fire
Air Force Family Recovering After South Jersey Fire An Air Force couple's family has been living at a military base since a fire destroyed their home in Burlington County. Last Monday, May 15, Bob and Kim Dotson and their two young daughters were displaced by the six-alarm fire. Bob is a master sergeant and Kim is a captain in the Air Force at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. A neighbor, Jesse Estlow of Woodland Township, organized a GoFundMe to help the family, who lost everything in the fire. While Kim was coming home from work, Bob awoke on the couch to their family home on fire.  Bob safely evacuated his two daughters and t…
HEROES: Fire, Police Captains Rescue Caged Canine In Smoky Hackensack House Fire HEROES: Fire, Police Captains Rescue Caged Canine In Smoky Hackensack House Fire
Heroes: Fire, Police Captains Rescue Caged Canine In Smoky Hackensack House Fire Smoke filled the living room of a Hackensack home Thursday afternoon as two captains from their respective departments crawled their way along the floor. Fire Capt. Rich Katz and Police Capt. Michael Antista were in the area when the call came in shortly before 1:30 p.m. May 18. They pulled up to the two-story Brook Street home find smoke and anxious residents waving them down  Ginger, a chocolate Lab, was trapped inside. Katz and Antista got Ginger out of her first-floor cage, then turned a garden house on the living room flames, keeping them contained, until firefighters doused the bl…
Devastating Fire Leaves South Jersey Family Homeless Devastating Fire Leaves South Jersey Family Homeless
Devastating Fire Leaves South Jersey Family Homeless A South Jersey family is faced with having to start from scratch after a devastating house fire. Marie Sechuk and her family suffered a house fire on April 19 that left them with nothing but the clothes on their backs, according to Chris Meares of Sewell. Marie, recently married and a new mother, is now faced with the enormous challenge of rebuilding their home and lives from scratch, said Meares, who organized this GoFundMe page. "With your help, we hope to raise enough funds to cover their immediate needs like temporary housing, clothing, food, and other everyday essentials," Meares…
Authorities ID Woman, 93, Killed In House Fire On Jersey Shore Authorities ID Woman, 93, Killed In House Fire On Jersey Shore
Authorities ID Woman, 93, Killed In House Fire On Jersey Shore Authorities have identified the woman killed in a house fire in Belmar on Wednesday, March 15, authorities said. Frances Colie, 93, was pronounced dead at the scene of the fire, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.  The fire broke out at about 4 p.m. on the 1700 block of Surf Avenue. There has been no indication of any foul play being involved, the prosecutor's office said. An investigation into the cause and origin of the fire, involving members of the Prosecutor’s Office and the Monmouth County Fire Marshal’s Office, is ongoing.  Multiple fire departments res…
Woman Killed In House Fire On Jersey Shore Woman Killed In House Fire On Jersey Shore
Woman Killed In House Fire On Jersey Shore A woman was killed in a house fire in Belmar  on Wednesday, March 15, authorities said. The fire broke out at about 4 p.m. on the 1700 block of Surf Avenue, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. The woman's name had not been released. An investigation into the cause and origin of the fire, involving members of the Prosecutor’s Office and the Monmouth County Fire Marshal’s Office, is ongoing.  There has been no indication of any foul play being involved, the prosecutor said. Multiple fire departments responded from surrounding towns to assist the Belmar Fire Depa…
Woman, 74, Killed In South Jersey House Fire Woman, 74, Killed In South Jersey House Fire
Woman, 74, Killed In South Jersey House Fire A 74-year-old woman was killed in a house fire early Wednesday, March 8 in Burlington County, authorities said. The fire broke out at about 5:54 a.m. on the second floor of a home at 2 Whitlow Drive, Westampton Police Chief Stephen Ent said.  Maria Green died in the fire, the chief said. The incident is being investigated by the Westampton Twp. Fire Marshal's Office, the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office and the Westampton Twp. Police Department.  The fire is not suspicious at this time, Ent said. Once on location, firefighters were able to extinguish the fire in&…
Jersey Shore Family Of Seven Seeks Pets Missing After Major Fire Jersey Shore Family Of Seven Seeks Pets Missing After Major Fire
Jersey Shore Family Of Seven Seeks Pets Missing After Major Fire A family of seven lost everything in a house fire on Friday, Feb. 3 in Holmdel, including their German Shepherd and cats — who are now missing. More than 600 donors have contributed $56,000 to Zdena Rubin and her family, according to this GoFundMe page. Last night just before 5 PM, Holmdel First Aid Squad was dispatched to provide EMS support at an active structure fire... Posted by Holmdel First Aid Squad on Saturday, February 4, 2023 The blaze broke out around 5 p.m. at the family's Holland Road home on Feb. 4, bringing multiple responders — in frigid temps — to the scene, where they…
Firefighters Battle Blaze At Gloucester Home Firefighters Battle Blaze At Gloucester Home
Firefighters Battle Blaze At Gloucester Home Officials are investigating after a Gloucester Township home caught fire in the evening hours on Tuesday, Jan. 17.  Firefighters were called to a property on Locust Drive in the township's Blackwood section at about 5:45 p.m. for a reported house fire, said police in a statement.  On arrival, first responders saw smoke and flames at the house's rear. The home, which was occupied at the time the fire broke out, was evacuated along with neighboring buildings while firefighters quickly gained control of the blaze.  No injuries were reported, and though the cause of the fire rem…