CHIEF: FIRE IS NOT SUSPICIOUS
HAMMONTON—A fire that occurred in a house located at 120 Vine Street—on the corner of Second and Vine Streets—and was reported to police at 12:16 p.m. on April 25 was “not suspicious” according to Hammonton Police Chief Kevin Friel during an interview with The Gazette on May 15.
“Patrol called in a structure fire on Vine Street. The residence at 120 Vine Street appeared to be on fire on the rear of the structure,” Friel said.
The Hammonton Volunteer Fire Department was called and responded, Friel said.
“All occupants of the residence were evacuated and accounted for,” Friel said.
The fire is under investigation by the Hammonton Volunteer Fire Department and the Hammonton Police Department, Friel said.
“The fire does not appear to be suspicious,” Friel said.
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