Flames enveloping a house in the Silverton section of Toms River, are being battled by firefighters from several sections of the township.

Toms River house fire (courtesy Ralph Stocco)

Fire, police and emergency medical teams are in place at 1401 Silverton Road. Spokesman Ralph Stocco says that the fire seems to have started in the garage, then quickly spread to the house.

A man and woman, inside at the time, avoided injuries, Stocco said.

More information on this breaking information will be posted as soon as it's available.

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