Monmouth Beach Blaze

February 3, 2015
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In the early hours today, Monmouth Beach Fire Company , Sea Bright Fire Rescue and many other fire company volunteers faced fire and ice at a two-alarm structure fire on River Ave. One person was rescued. Photo by Tina Colella

In the early hours of Jan 21, Monmouth Beach Fire Company , Sea Bright Fire Rescue and many other fire company volunteers faced fire and ice at a two-alarm structure fire on River Ave. One person was rescued. Photo by Tina Colella

Firefighters from as far away as Neptune assisted the Monmouth Beach fire department in getting a fire under control and rescuing resident Jim Fuller early Wednesday morning, Jan. 21.

According to C. Read Murphy, with the Sea Bright department who was on the scene, firefighters from Neptune, Highlands, Oceanport, Little Silver, Deal, Asbury Park and Monmouth Beach answered the fire call at approximately 1 a.m. for the fire at the three-story home.

Sea Bright Chief Chad Murphy rescued Fuller, who uses a wheelchair, and who was trapped on the third floor, according to Murphy. The chief and Fuller were treated at the scene for minor injuries, Murphy said. Firefighters remained on the scene until 5 a.m.

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