Toms River police responded to a structure fire 9 p.m. Friday at 11 Harbor View Lane in the Green Island section of the township.
The Pleasant Plains and Silverton Fire Companies responded and extinguished the fire, which started in the garage area of the ranch home, according to Toms River Police Chief Michael Mastronardy.
The owner stated that his lights started to flicker just prior to the fire, police said
The owner told police that he was doing repair work on damage to his house from Hurricane Sandy.
There were no injuries.