October 12, 2022
Photo, video, and story by: Ryan Mack, Jersey Shore Fire Response
HOWELL TOWNSHIP, NJ (MONMOUTH)–Around 1:15 a.m. on October 9, 2022, Howell Police received a 9-1-1 call for a reported structure fire. Police and fire departments responded. First arriving police officers reported that the home was “Fully Involved”. Fire crews arrived shortly after and reported heavy fire throughout the home and started attacking the fire with handlines. Tankers were requested due to the lack of hydrants in the area. Naval Weapons Station Earl responded to the scene as well. The cause if the fire is unknown at this time but bystanders reported hearing a loud boom and then they walked outside to see fire through the roof already.