The Poor Boys Subs store on Fischer Boulevard in Toms River has been deemed unsafe by fire officials following a Saturday morning blaze, according to The Patch.

Denise Kappa - ThinkStock
Denise Kappa - ThinkStock

Other tenants in the strip mall were evacuated as firefighters tried to keep the flames from spreading to the attic.

The fire was reported shortly before 10 a.m., with heavy smoke conditions, according to Jim Mercready, director of the Toms River Bureau of Fire Prevention.

The East Dover Fire Company, Toms River Fire Company 1 and 2, the Island Heights Fire Department and the Silverton Fire Department all responded.

The fire is under investigation by the Toms River Bureau of Fire Prevention, Toms River Police and the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.

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