OCEAN CITY, NJ – Two individuals have been injured after a single-family home in the Gardens section caught on fire on Monday, sources report.
The fire was located at 321 E. Surf Road at approximately 5:11 p.m. The fire was contained to the second floor of the house and was under control by 5:49 p.m.
One of the home’s occupants and a firefighter were transported to a hospital for medical attention.
The home was reportedly built in 1927 and was the family’s summer home. The building suffered extensive damage.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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