Residents move back in after A.C. rooming house fire

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An Atlantic City rooming house owner moved quickly to get his tenants back home Friday. A New Year’s Eve fire in a third-floor bedroom at 1401 Memorial Ave. displaced 17 tenants. People began moving back in to the first and second floors Friday afternoon. The third floor, where the fire was contained, and fourth floor … Read moreResidents move back in after A.C. rooming house fire

Firefighters credited with saving A.C. rooming house

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It wasn’t the way Rick Tillman expected to ring in the new year. Alarms started going off inside the Atlantic City rooming house where he lives at about 6:30 p.m. New Year’s Eve, so he grabbed his coat and ran. “Everybody had to grab whatever,” Tillman said. “It was a nightmare.” The fire began upstairs … Read moreFirefighters credited with saving A.C. rooming house

Atlantic City rooming house fire displaces 17 people

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A rooming house fire displaced 17 people New Year’s Eve.The call came in around 6:30 p.m., and the fire was contained to a third-floor unit at 1401 Memorial Avenue, Fire Chief Scott Evans said.“It was a great job by the first-in engine company,” he said.Acting Capt. Paul Hess and his crew stretched a hose down … Read moreAtlantic City rooming house fire displaces 17 people

Fire burns boarded-up home in Atlantic City

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A fire investigator was on the scene Friday morning, after a fire burned an unoccupied home in Atlantic City.The fire was on the second-floor of the South Texas Avenue row home, which was vacant and boarded up, Chief Scott Evans said.The fire was contained to the second floor, and did not spread to any neighboring … Read moreFire burns boarded-up home in Atlantic City

Fire hits two businesses in Egg Harbor Township

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An overnight fire temporarily closed at least two businesses in Egg Harbor Township.The fire at Harbor Village began in a tanning bed at Velocity Tanning, fire officials said.Firefighters were called at 11:36 p.m. to the store in the strip mall at Ocean Heights Avenue and Zion Road.The Bargaintown and Scullville fire companies responded, with one … Read moreFire hits two businesses in Egg Harbor Township