Family pets unaccounted for after fire at Holmdel home

HOLMDEL, NJ – Police and firefighters were able to make sure family members at a house fire in Holmdel were able to exit the structure safely, but their pets remain unaccounted for.

On Friday, police responded to 214 Holland Road shortly after 4:30 pm after receiving 911 calls regarding a reported structure fire.

“Patrols arrived on scene within minutes and found several of the residents on the front lawn and the rear of the home was fully engulfed. Thankfully, all family members were able to get out of the home unscathed, however multiple cats and a German Shepard, Duke, are still unaccounted for,” the Holmdel Police Department said.

Police said the family’s dog Duke has been sighted since the fire.

They are still searching for “Duke”, a one-year-old German Sheppard who has now been reported as missing.

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“We have received reports this morning of possible sightings in the area of Mayfair Road/Telegraph Hill Road,” police said.

Please report any sightings to us at 732-946-4400.