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Adult, Children Jump Out Window to Escape from Sayreville House Fire

By kcora on

A 1-month-old baby was thrown from a second-story window while other residents including other children were forced to jump after a fire broke out at Sayreville home.

Crews were called to 11 Jacobsen Street shortly before 2 p.m. for q report of a house fire.

When a police arrived, a young girl was outside the home and was immediately informed that four others were trapped on the second floor of the home. After unsuccessful attempts to enter the home through a set of stairs, the officers observed four people standing by a window. Shortly after occupants - two girls and a woman - jumped after the woman tossed her 1-month-old baby to safety.

The fire was placed under control by 3 p.m.

The occupants were transported to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick with what officials described non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the township's Fire Prevention Office.