Fire Damages Ocean City Duplex

first_imgFire broke out Friday afternoon at a duplex at 5840 Central Ave. in the south end of town, but Ocean City firefighters prevented it from spreading to other homes.“Everyone did a good job,” Fire Chief Jim Smith said.No one was injured, but renters who were staying on the second floor were forced to leave because of the smoke. The 2:30 p.m. blaze damaged the first floor, which was unoccupied at the time, Smith said.The cause remains under investigation.Four Ocean City fire companies responded. Firefighters from Marmora and Margate and a rescue crew from Upper Township were also on scene. Firefighters extinguish a blaze at a duplex on Central Avenue.last_img

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