Media Release - Structure Fire

Incident Type: Structure Fire  

Date and Time of Incident: May 26, 2011 at 12:51  

Incident Location: 429 S. Xanthus Ave.  

Misc. / Other Related Information: A single family home was damaged today due to a fire. The fire was contained to one room however heat and smoke damage rendered the home uninhabitable. The fire was held to the one room thanks to a passerby that used the homes garden hose to control the fire until the Fire Department arrived. When the first truck arrived on location the Good Samaritan refused to give his name, stated, “I was glad to help”, then left. Fire companies from Pomona, Germania, South Egg Harbor, Bayview, and Oceanville responded. There were no injuries however Galloway EMS was on location. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.



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