Fire rips through 2 lagoon houses in Avalon [photos, videos]

    A fire significantly damaged two houses this morning in Avalon, police said.

    No injuries were reported in the fire on Sea Gull and Pelican drives, the Avalon Police Department tweeted. 

    The fire broke out around 7:45 a.m. and quickly reached a second alarm.

    Authorities say the fire sparked in the unoccupied Pelican Drive house before spreading to the adjacent house on Sea Gull Drive, where all residents escaped unharmed.

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    The homes are within a lagoon community on Blue Fish Harbor in the tony Cape May County borough. 

    #AvalonNJ Seagull drive and Pelican Dr off of 42st. Structure fire. 2 houses!

    — Zeke Orzech (@Zeke_O) March 17, 2017

    #AvalonNJ fire on Seagull Dr and Pelican Dr.

    — Zeke Orzech (@Zeke_O) March 17, 2017

    Two homes a total loss in Avalon fire, official says. Multiple agencies on scene. No injuries reported.

    — Ted Greenberg (@tedgreenbergNBC) March 17, 2017

    No injuries reported in this early morning blaze in the area of Seagull and Pelican Drives.

    — Avalon Police (@AvalonNJPD) March 17, 2017

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