UPDATE: Ship Bottom Blaze Has Been Extinguished

No injuries reported

Photo credit: Matthew Graziano
Photo credit: Matthew Graziano

by Steve Moran and Patricia A. Miller

The fire that ripped through a three-story building in Ship Bottom Monday afternoon and involved multiple fire companies is out, according to the Beach Haven Volunteer Fire Department's Facebook page.

A number of area fire companies responded to a three-alarm blaze at 2119 Long Beach Boulevard in Ship Bottom, according to the Beach Haven Fire Department's Facebook page.

The structural fire is at the offices of Shackleton and Hazeltine, attorneys on Long Beach Island.

Area roadways were currently closed and motorists were warned to expect delays throughout the area Monday afternoon.  Fire personnel set up a draft to funnel water out of the bay.

Long Beach Boulevard was shut down in both directions near the fire scene. Traffic south was backed up to Beach Haven at the height of the fire..

Come back to Patch later for more information.

Michael Glenn July 07, 2014 at 10:57 PM
How did you get the photo?
anonymous July 08, 2014 at 12:29 AM
For those who lost everything My heart goes out to you being a victim of a massive fire as well. Thank god no-one was hurt---anonymous


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