A tent fire in Lakewood this evening catches the attention of state forest fire officials.

Firefighters respond to a fire in Lakewood's Tent City (The Lakewood Scoop)

According to the Lakewood Scoop, the vacant tent went up in flames at around 5 o'clock in Tent City off Cedar Bridge Avenue and set some nearby trees on fire.

The Lakewood Fire Department called in a brush truck and was able to get the blaze under control in about 15 minutes. No injuries are reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


Fire Consumes Tent in Tent City; Sets Trees on Fire/ The Lakewood Scoop