NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP — Two people were  hospitalized after a fire at their Monmouth County home Saturday morning.

Neptune Township's Unexcelled Fire Company were dispatched to 718 Gail Place at 7:09 a.m. and encountered heavy smoke from the second floor and front door. Fire fighters were also on the roof to fight the blaze.

One of the people inside suffered from smoke inhalation. They were both taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center

The fire was under control just after 8 a.m.

Neptune Police, Neptune EMS and Neptune Office of Emergency Management also responded to the fire, according to the Neptune Township OEM Twitter.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Gail Drive house fire (Photo: Unexcelled Fire Co. Neptune Fire Dept NJ Facebook)

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