Firefighters battled an overnight house fired that occurred in the city that injured one person.
Heavy fire broke out in a house located in the 300 block of Cooks Lane shortly before 2 a.m. where firefighters with mutual assistance from Bay Head and Brielle took under an hour to bring the blaze under control. The fire extended to a shed in the rear of the house.
One person was pulled from the house and taken to an area hospital suffering serious burns.
The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office were on the scene conducting an investigation into the cause of the fire.