Berkeley Firefighters Attack Another Structure Fire, Off to Busy Start in 2018


BERKELEY TWP-On Sunday, at approx 11:20 am the Bayville Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire in the Mill Creek section of town for a reported house on fire.

“First arriving units found a 2 story building with fire showing on the second floor,” the department said.  The fire was quickly extinguished by the first arriving engine.”

According to the fire department, this was the 3rd structure fire in two weeks, including a car fire in Sylvan Lakes earlier this week.   In total, the department has responded to 33 incidents so far in 2018.

“The cold weather and recent storms have kept us busier than normal,” the Department said.
Mutual aid companies included Manitou Park, Pinewald Pioneer, Forked River and Bayville First Aid.

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Neighboring families brought the firefighters bottles of water.

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