Three Severely Injured in Lakewood Apartment Fire


LAKEWOOD-The Lakewood Fire Department, as well as Lakewood Emergency Medical Services also responded and the Fire Department was able to control and extinguish the blaze in a little over two hours.

During the incident, five Officers were treated and released at Monmouth Medical Southern Campus for smoke inhalation. In addition, it was learned that two adults and one child were severely injured and were transported to MMSC Hospital prior to emergency personnel’s arrival at the scene. Those victims have been transported to area burn centers. An update on their condition is not available.

At this time the incident is actively being investigated by the Lakewood Police Department Detective Bureau, The Ocean County Prosecutors Office and The Ocean County Fire Marshals Office.

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