Firefighters battling multi-alarm apartment fire in Ocean

     (Image courtesy of the Ocean Township Police Department)

    (Image courtesy of the Ocean Township Police Department)

    UPDATE: At 3:30 p.m., firefighters are hosing down hot spots and picking through the charred remains. About 18 apartments units are destroyed, according to a News 12 report. No tenants suffered injuries, although two police officers are being treated for smoke inhalation, the report said. None of the injuries are considered serious. 

    Firefighters are battling a multi-alarm blaze at an apartment building in Ocean Township that broke out shortly after 1 p.m. today, police said. 

    The fire is at the Twinbook Village, a garden apartment complex, on Apollo Drive off Route 35 in the Monmouth County municipality, according to the Ocean Township Police Department.

    The blaze is impacting multiple apartment units. 

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    Firefighters from the surrounding area are responding. 

    It was not immediately know if there are any injuries. 

    This is a developing story. 

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