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Deal Police Department
Thursday April 12th, 2018 :: 06:44 a.m. EDT


Press Release: Residential Structure Fire, Roosevelt Ave, Borough of Deal

DATE: 4-11-18

LOCATION: 21 Roosevelt Ave, Borough of Deal

INCIDENT: Structure Fire

OFFICERS INVOLVED: Sgt Brian Egan, Ptl Joe Ammaturo, Ptl Jon Losquadro, Ptl Jeff Kless


On April 11, 2018 at approximately 7:05pm the Deal Police Department received a report of a possible structure fire at 21 Roosevelt Ave in the Borough of Deal. Ptls Joe Ammaturo and Jon Losquadro were first on scene and reported a working structure fire at that location. The fire was located in a detached garage in the rear of the residence. The occupant of the home was safely evacuated from the area upon patrols arrival.

The Deal Fire Department arrived on scene a short time later and began fire suppression operations on the fully involved detached garage and greenhouse. The Deal Fire Department, along with mutual aid from Long Branch, Asbury Park, Oakhurst, Allenhurst, and Tinton Falls Fire Departments were able to extinguish the fire without incident. The Deal and Elberon First Aid Squads also responded to the scene to assist. No injuries were reported during this incident and the Monmouth County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.

Ptl Brad Kerney
Assistant Public Information Officer
(732) 531-1113

Deal Police Department
190 Norwood Ave
Deal, NJ 07755
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-531-1113

Deal Police Department
190 Norwood Ave
Deal, NJ 07723

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-531-1113

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