February 4, 2023
HOWELL TOWNSHIP, NJ (MONMOUTH)–Yesterday, February 3, 2023, around 8:03 p.m., Howell Township was dispatched to a reported structure fire in the area of Hulses Corner Road. Upon the arrival of fire department officers, they confirmed working fire and asked for the full box alarm sending additional apparatus to the scene. Howell Stations 19-2, 19-5, 19-5, Jackson 54,55 were added to the assignment. Engine 19-3-77 was first due and stretched two hose lines, one to the rear of the structure and one to the front door. Howell Tanker 19-3-78 supplied water to the engine while Jackson Crews from Station 55 assisted with the ventilation of the structure. Crews and Fire investigators spent around 4 hours on the scene and clearing the scene just before 12:00 a.m. The fire is currently under investigation by Howell Fire Bureau and the cause is currently unknown or unavailable. No Injuries were reported as it was confirmed that nobody was home at the time of the fire.
Video, photos and story by: Ryan Mack from Jersey Shore Fire Response