Lakewood House Fire Victim Identified
The victim of a Saturday morning blaze has been identified.
The Ocean County Prosecutor’s office identifies the only victim of the fire as 41-year-old Armando Garcia-Juarez.
The fire began early Saturday morning at a two-story home located at 1764 Lanes Mills Road at 12:45AM.
When firefighters arrived they found the home engulfed in flames and family members outside the home. They told firefighters there was one member who was still in the home.
Four children, ranging in age from 6 to 13, and four adults were temporarily staying with friends.
55 Firefighters from Lakewood, Brick, and Point Pleasant responded to the scene. No other injuries were reported.
The Ocean County Fire Marshal’s Office continues their investigating.