Gusty winds fanned an attic fire in a two-story private home.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Don Wilno
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Forked River and Lanoka Harbor fire companies battled an attic fire at 1136 Laurel Blvd. in Lacey on Friday night. The first arriving fire units found fire blowing out of the attic of the two-story private dwelling. It didn't take long for firefighters to get the fire under control, knocking down the bulk of the fire by 7:20 p.m. after about 20 minutes. Lanoka Harbnor's aerial piece went into service and assisted firefighters who were inside the structure, making headway toward the fire. After knocking down the bulk of the fire, crews went into a hitting-the-hot-spots mode to make sure there were no hidden pockets of fire. There were no injuries, an eyewitness told Patch. Because of the length of time the two fire companies were going to…
Lacey Township High School's Emergency Services Club holds a Safety Fair as part as their "U Got Brains" project
As Lacey Township High School students strolled through the gym, they passed an empty chair from a vehicle with flowers placed on the seat and a sign that said the driver died after sending a text and not wearing a seatbelt. The Lacey Township Emergency Services Club held a Safety Fair for their peers as part of “U Got Brains,” a teen driving safety project run by the state’s Brain Injury Association (BIA). “We want to inform the community to drive safely. It can save their lives and others,” said junior Haley Kreis, a member of the Emergency Services Club. “It can take just a few seconds of not paying attention for someone to hurt themselves or others.” The focus of the fair was safe driving and avoiding traumatic injuries, said Renee …