Dumpster fire spreads to Hamilton Township home

A dumpster fire spread to a home in Hamilton Township early Saturday morning.Police were called to the trash fire on the 200 block of Greenbriar Court at 1:13 a.m.When patrol officers arrived, the fire had spread to the home, which was fully engulfed, police said.A 50-year-old man who was home at the time was able … Read moreDumpster fire spreads to Hamilton Township home

Residents move back in after A.C. rooming house fire

An Atlantic City rooming house owner moved quickly to get his tenants back home Friday. A New Year’s Eve fire in a third-floor bedroom at 1401 Memorial Ave. displaced 17 tenants. People began moving back in to the first and second floors Friday afternoon. The third floor, where the fire was contained, and fourth floor … Read moreResidents move back in after A.C. rooming house fire

Firefighters credited with saving A.C. rooming house

It wasn’t the way Rick Tillman expected to ring in the new year. Alarms started going off inside the Atlantic City rooming house where he lives at about 6:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve, so he grabbed his coat and ran. “Everybody had to grab whatever,” Tillman said. “It was a nightmare.” The fire began upstairs … Read moreFirefighters credited with saving A.C. rooming house

Fire burns boarded-up home in Atlantic City

A fire investigator was on the scene Friday morning, after a fire burned an unoccupied home in Atlantic City.The fire was on the second-floor of the South Texas Avenue row home, which was vacant and boarded up, Chief Scott Evans said.The fire was contained to the second floor, and did not spread to any neighboring … Read moreFire burns boarded-up home in Atlantic City

Fire hits two businesses in Egg Harbor Township

An overnight fire temporarily closed at least two businesses in Egg Harbor Township.The fire at Harbor Village began in a tanning bed at Velocity Tanning, fire officials said.Firefighters were called at 11:36 p.m. to the store in the strip mall at Ocean Heights Avenue and Zion Road.The Bargaintown and Scullville fire companies responded, with one … Read moreFire hits two businesses in Egg Harbor Township