Firefighters contain apartment fire in Beach

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Fire companies from Point Pleasant Beach and local towns extinguished a fire in the attic of a structure at 1 St. Louis Ave. Monday. [PHOTO BY MARK R. SULLIVAN]

POINT PLEASANT BEACH — A structure fire broke out around noon in an apartment on the third floor of a building near the inlet Monday, Jan. 21.

The building, located at 1 St. Louis Ave., is directly behind Point Lobster Company along the Manasquan River behind Gull Island.

According to Point Pleasant Beach firefighters on the scene, the fire was out as of 1:30 p.m. Monday. Firefighters with Point Pleasant Beach and several other  departments were able to contain the fire to the attic and there were no injuries in the incident.

Responding to the scene were both Point Pleasant Beach fire companies, South Wall Fire Department, Point Borough fire departments and first aid and Jersey Central Power and Light.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. More information will be released shortly.

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