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No injuries reported after 2-alarm fire in Sussex County

BYRAM TOWNSHIP, NJ (Sussex County) –  A two-alarm fire early Wednesday morning in Sussex County is under investigation, according to authorities.

It broke out at 2:20 a.m. at a residence in the Stag Pond section of Byram Township, authorities said.

While fire crews were responding, police on scene advised that an attached garage was on fire and had extended to the roof and eves of the structure. The fire was then upgraded to a second alarm because to water supply is extremely limited in the area, authorities said.

Water supply was secured from a pond located next to the property and a secondary water supply was out on Amity Road, authorities said.

“Interior crews both in the attic and and second floors worked diligently to extinguish the fire keeping the damage to a minimum,” authorities said.

The fire remains under investigation and there were no injuries, authorities said.

The Byram Township Fire Department, Byram Township Police Department, Lakeland Emergency Squad Green Township Fire Department, Netcong Fire Department- RIC Assignment, and the Sussex County Fire Marshal responded to the scene.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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