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Lower Township Home Destroyed by Fire


( Township – On Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at 11:08 a.m., Police, Fire and EMS were dispatched to a residence located at 2727 Bay Drive, in the Villas Section of Lower Township. Upon arrival, Lower Township Police Officers found the residence fully engulfed in flames and determined that the residence was vacant. Neighboring residents were also requested to evacuate, due to the quick spreading fire, in addition to propane or natural gas hazards.

All Lower Township Fire Departments responded, which include Erma, Town Bank and Villas fire companies. Additional resources were requested and responded, including Rio Grande, Green Creek, City of Cape May, Goshen, Cape May County Fire Coordinators Office, Cape May County Fire Marshalls Office, and the Lower Township Fire Official.

Investigators from the Cape May County Fire Marshal’s office were on scene and are investigating the cause of the fire.

No injuries were reported.

Lower Township Police Department
405 Breakwater Rd
Cape May, NJ 08204

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-886-1619