TOMS RIVER, NJ – Toms River and regional fire departments were busy on Friday fighting fires. One involved a vehicle on the Garden State Parkway and the other a home in the southern section of town.
“All Toms River Fire Companies just cleared up from a Working Structure Fire in our First Due. On arrival, Engines 2671 and 2561 both stretched multiple handlines and crews made an aggressive interior attack. Crews encountered extreme fire and smoke conditions. All Toms River companies worked very well together and crews cleared in about 2 hours. During this incident, our coverage companies from Beachwood Vol. Fire Department and Manitou Park Volunteer Fire Company handled a well involved vehicle fire on our section of the parkway. Toms River Fire Dept., Company #1 East Dover Fire Company Silverton Volunteer Fire Company Pleasant Plains Vol. Fire Department,” Toms River Fire Company #2 reported.