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Multiple Homes Destroyed in New Jersey Beachfront Fire

Image: At least three houses were destroyed after a fire broke our near the beach front in Sea Isle City, N.J., on Friday.
At least three houses were destroyed after a fire broke our near the beach front in Sea Isle City, N.J., on Friday.@bkbossman97 via Twitter

At least three houses were destroyed after a fire broke our near the beach front in Sea Isle City, N.J., on Friday. Numerous adjacent properties damaged, but there were no injuries reported, according to police.

The fire broke out around 4:30 p.m., fanned by strong ocean winds, prompting a total of 14 fire companies from up and down the Jersey Shore to respond to the scene, according to NBC Philadelphia.

The fire was under control by Friday evening.

Image: Firefighters tear through a beachfront home which caught fire in Sea Isle City, New Jersey
Firefighters tear through a beachfront home which caught fire in Sea Isle City, N.J., on April 18. Charles Mostoller / Reuters