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Two Suffer Minor Injuries in Tent City Fire

Ocean County Fire Marshall investigating

Two people living in 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.



Maria Salerno January 13, 2013 at 12:33 AM
Most of you are in your warm home, eating a nice meal while you make these awful statements. Don't you have any love and caring for those who are not as fortunate as you??? Donate some clothes, blankets , coats, etc. to Tent City and show some love, instead of putting them down and criticizing Pastor Steve for his "caring". Remember to "pass it forward" and sent a little prayer their way. And how about thanking "the powers that be" for the blessings you have received. There, but for the Grace of God, go you!!!!
Maria Salerno January 13, 2013 at 12:35 AM
Comment above.....
Stacy M January 13, 2013 at 12:40 AM
Yes I am in my warm house that I go out and work for, I don't do drugs and I most clertainly will not enable people that choose to and not help themselves ..... If you would like to, its on you! I thank my lucky stars everyday for what I have and know its because I work damn hard for it! I'm pretty sure I speak for most with this statement... Have a good night
Bill Cooper January 16, 2013 at 10:34 PM
It's a shame. About your kids, I mean. I shudder to think about the sort of ignorant, narrow-minded, selfish people they are going to be when they grow up. Despite what you may think, being a mother is not a hobby. You should take it more seriously.
Bill Cooper January 16, 2013 at 10:36 PM
It's unclear who you think you're fooling, Lee, but it's certainly not us. You don't work hard. You know it and I know it and everyone who knows you knows it, so why claim otherwise? Be honest with yourself. OWN the fact that you're a privileged, lazy, selfish person. Just don't pass those traits on to your children. Please, for the good of all of us, teach them that you are NOT the example they should follow.


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