Sunday, January 20, 2013
No injuries reported.
Toms River police and fire fighters responded to a structure fire at 359 Suburban Drive at 2 p.m. on Sunday. The occupants were home at the time, and indicated a family member had a cigarette on the upstairs back deck about a ½ hour before they discovered the fire, according to Police Chief Michael Mastronardy. The Pleasant Plains Fire Company, with assistance from Toms River Fire Company 1 and 2 and East Dover Fire Companies responded and extinguished the fire, according to Dave George, Pleasant Plains Volunteer Fire Company Chief. It was under control in 15 minutes," said George. "It was a very aggressive attack. There were no injuries reported, police said. In a second Sunday blaze, at 1 a.m. police and fire fighters responded to a …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
No injuries in Tuesday evening incident
A fire that engulfed a 1995 Jeep on Tuesday evening caused traffic tieups and detours but no injuries, Toms River police said. Officer Scott Duncan responded to the call and found the Jeep, operated by Stafford Township man, fully involved near the intersection of Routes 37 and 166, Police Chief Michael Mastronardy said. Toms River Fire Companies 1 and 2 extinguished the fire. Traffic was detoured through around the intersection while the fire was put out. There were no injuries, Mastronardy said.
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Toms Fire Companies 1 and 2 called in Saturday night incident
Toms River Police responded to a New Jersey Transit bus that was on fire in the northbound lane of Route 166 near Route 37 at approximately 9 p.m. on Saturday. Two passengers and the driver exited the bus after realizing the engine comparent was smoking, according to Police Chief Michael Mastronardy. Toms River Fire Companies 1 and 2 extinguished the fire. Traffic was detoured off Main Street for about an hour, according to Police Officer David Lazaro. No further information was available.