House Fire Closes Portion of Broadway in Keyport Monday Afternoon

Broadway was filled with firetrucks and ambulances staging for a fire on Provost Avenue.

A portion of Broadway in Keyport was closed Monday afternoon as firefighters from multiple Bayshore towns worked to put out a fire in a home on Provost Avenue.

According to emergency personnel, the fire was reported around 1 p.m. Firefighters on the scene were able to contain it to a small portion of the home and the fire was put out shortly before 1:30 p.m.

According to Police Chief George Casaletto, preliminary investigation shows the fire likely began in the area of the chimney. No injuries were reported.

The roadway was reopened around 2 p.m. 

The Keyport First Aid Squad and firefighters from Aberdeen, Matawan and Union Beach were also called to the scene. 


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