Fire rips through Long Beach Island house

    Image courtesy of the Surf City Police Department.

    Image courtesy of the Surf City Police Department.

    Firefighters from numerous departments responded to a multi-alarm blaze early this morning in Long Beach Island’s Surf City.

    The fire broke out shortly before 3:21 a.m. at 232 Division Avenue, a release from the Surf City Police Department said. Responding crews encountered a fully involved structure in the frigid conditions. 

    Police say the neighboring houses at 228 and 236 Division Avenue suffered external heat damage.

    Along with the Surf City Volunteer Fire Company, numerous fire companies from Long Beach Island and Stafford responded to extinguish the blaze. 

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    The house was unoccupied. 

    No one was injured. The cause remains under investigation.

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