Hazlet Fire Co. #1, North Centerville Fire Company and West Keansburg Fire Company responded to a major fire and several false alarms in Feb. 7-28, 2019. Here is the log, from public records.
Feb. 8, 11:44 p.m.: RIT Team request at The Waterways at Sea Bright, 1184 Ocean Ave.
Feb. 9, 11:05 p.m.: Fire extinguished under a kitchen sink on Ann Court.
Feb. 9, 4:24 p.m.: A man walking his dog reported a smoke alarm going off at a house under renovation on Galewood Drive. Officials determined it was a bug bomb in the residence that set it off. It had been going off for a few days.
Feb. 9, 8:45: Requested to assist putting out a working structure fire at 51 Highlands Ave., Keansburg.
Feb. 10, 6:03 p.m.: Fire department assisted in the removal of a deceased person from a residence on Cornell Drive.
Feb. 11, 1:43 p.m.: A smoke condition at a home on Belfast Avenue caused by an electrical issue.
Feb. 15, 6:26 a.m.: False alarm at Shore Point Motel, triggered by people smoking in a room.
Feb. 15, 11:31 p.m.: A caller reported that they just got in from vacation and there is a strong rotten burning smell in the house on Colony Court. It did not smell like gas, and the CO alarm was not going off. All stations were dispatched. Fire command reported that it was coming from the refrigerator. It was unplugged.
Feb. 18, 6:10 p.m.: Fire alarm and possible dryer fire. Fire command reports it was an issue with the dryer and crews removed it.
Feb. 19, 12:47 p.m. A malfunctioning sensor in the laundry room at Bethany Towers set off an alarm.
Feb. 22, 5:30 p.m.: A faulty burner set off the smell of natural gas, and gas company responded.
Feb. 25, 12:33 a.m.: Malfunctioning detector set off a CO alarm.
Feb. 25, 8:29 a.m.: Downed tree on a house
Feb. 25, 11:24 p.m.: False alarm at Angela’s Pizza, 1326 Highway 36.
Feb. 27, 3:27 p.m.: Gas meter leak set off alarm on Fifth Street, fixed by gas company.
Feb. 27, 11:48 p.m.: Faulty compressor on a refrigerator created a burning odor.