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Two Suffer Minor Injuries in Lakewood Tent City Fire

Ocean County Fire Marshall investigating

Two people living in Lakewood's Tent City suffered minor injuries following a fire at the homeless camp off Cedar Bridge Avenue in Lakewood, Lakewood Township police said.

The fire occurred at approximately 12:15 a.m. on Sunday.

The two residents of the camp that were injured were transported to Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood.

The Ocean County Fire Marshall is investigating the incident, police said.

The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office has been notified, police said.

Police provided no further information.

seventeen January 07, 2013 at 12:54 AM
What are they burning in there? I just drove past there about an hour ago. Poor visibility on the highway, like Smog, from whatever they're doing in there. Was difficult to breathe. Everybody in our vehicle was 'gagging'!
rj January 07, 2013 at 01:33 AM
Fire to keep warm and cook their food the US govt gives away trillions on foreign aide and millions a day to fight wars that we have no business being a part of, but yet we still have homeless people in this country,a disgrace
joseph January 09, 2013 at 04:33 PM
If they stopped abusing drugs and alcohol,to they would be able to keep a job and have a place to live. many of them get govt money that they don't need if they just stopped their lifestyle!

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