NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters are trying to save a condominium building after flames have gutted three homes and a vacant hotel in a historic New Jersey shore community.
Flames broke out early Friday morning in the Ocean Grove section of Neptune Township and the flames quickly ignited adjacent structures in the community, where homes are close together.READ MORE: What We Know About 17-Year-Old Latif Williams, Wanted For Murder Of Temple Student Samuel Collington
Flames and embers then spread to the upper floors of the La Pierre condominium complex along Wesley Lake, which is across from Asbury Park. The township’s emergency management office says all of the occupants were safely evacuated.READ MORE: Brotherly Love: For Nearly 50 Years, Musicopia Giving Philadelphia Children Gift Of Music
Firefighters from many communities are on the scene and utilities have been turned off in the area.
Ocean Grove was formed as a religious community in 1869. The community claims the largest number of Victorian architecture in the nation.MORE NEWS: Trevor Noah To Host 'The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards' On CBS
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