Firefighter Injured In Forked River Fire
A firefighter suffers burns to his leg and smoke inhalation while battling a blaze in Forked River.
Lacey Police say no one else was injured in the fire at 85 Arborridge Drive in Forked River which is located in the Sea Breeze at Lacey retirement community off Route 9 not far from exit 74 of the Garden State Parkway.
Witness Susan Stasse posted on the Jersey Shore Hurricane News that the heat from the fire was so intense it melted the siding of the house across the street. “Houses on either side had some damage as well,” she posted.
Jersey Shore Hurricane News reports that three houses were involved in the blaze.