Three fires at same Atlantic City home under investigation

City and county detectives are helping investigate three possible arsons¬†at the same home in the past two weeks. “It appears to be suspicious and of a human act,” Fire Chief Scott Evans told BreakingAC on Monday. “They could be related.” The latest fire burned the home on the 800 block of North Drexel Avenue, and … Read moreThree fires at same Atlantic City home under investigation

Ten Atlantic City firefighters retire as cuts still loom

Atlantic City lost 10 veteran firefighters to retirement this week. But could still lose 80 more if the state gets its way. State oversee Jeff Chiesa has called for nearly halving the department, with about 100 less firefighters. But Judge Julio Mendez put those cuts on hold as a lawsuit filed by the fire union … Read moreTen Atlantic City firefighters retire as cuts still loom

Fire at Garden Apartments in Atlantic City

Atlantic City firefighters quickly knocked down a balcony fire before it spread inside, the fire chief said. When a neighbor called in the fire at the Garden Apartmebts, flames were shooting off the second-floor balcony, Fire Chief Scott Evans said. Engine 3 quickly arrived and was able to knock the fire down before it spread … Read moreFire at Garden Apartments in Atlantic City

Crash sends car into marsh off Route 30

A two-vehicle crash ended with a car on its roof in the marsh off Route 30, with a person trapped inside Monday evening. The vehicles were heading west when one struck the median in Atlantic City, near the Absecon border, Atlantic City Fire Chief Scott EVans said. The vehicle took out a pole, flipped several … Read moreCrash sends car into marsh off Route 30