April 14, 2021
Ryan Mack, Jersey Shore Fire Response
POINT PLEASANT BOROUGH, NJ (OCEAN)–At around 4:20 PM Point Pleasant Police Department received a 9-1-1 call for a smoke condition at 213 Ida Drive in Point Pleasant Borough and all Borough fire departments were dispatched.
When the fire chief arrived he noticed heavy but lazy smoke in the home. Initial reports were reporting a fire in the basement due to dyer issues.
Firefighters quickly stretched an 1 3/4″ attack line from the engine and headed in to find the fire. When the fire was was found crews quickly knocked down the flames. A second line backup line was stretched and assisted in the fire attack.
All of the Borough fire departments responded with Station 24 for the FAST TEAM.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time and is under investigation by the Ocean County Fire Marshalls and the Point Pleasant Police Department.