Fire on Locust Avenue ruins two-story home

A possible candle fire on Monday, April 21, is to blame for the destruction of the greater part of a house at 201 Locust Ave., Navesink.

Middletown Fire Dept. Public Information Officer Andy Spears said Middletown Police received a call at about 10 p.m. Monday night and responded. He also said the dwelling is now uninhabitable.

Spears said one of the homeowners might have dropped a candle, causing the fire, but the case is still under investigation.

To read more, check out The Courier online for the Web exclusive.

PHOTO: Courtesy of Laurie Kegley, member of the M’town Fire Dept. Public Information Unit.

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Filed under Andy Spears, Fire, Laurie Kegley, Locust Avenue, Middletown, Middletown Police Department, Middletown Public Information

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