VIDEO: Fire Fully Engulfs Home in Coventry Square; Families Left Homeless

VIDEO [UPDATED 3:15 AM] A home was completely destroyed and two others were severely damaged after a fire ripped through a Coventry Square home early this morning.

Shortly after 1 AM, Police and Firefighters responded to Governors Road for reports of a structure fire. Upon arrival, they found a home fully engulfed in flames.

All Lakewood’s Fire Companies responded, as well as Brick’s FAST Team, Lakewood EMS, Lakewood First Aid and Hatzolah.

The residents made it out without injury, and neighboring attached homes were avacuated as a precaution.

One neighbor tells TLS the homeowners from next door had just arrived home from a Chasunah when her kitchen began filing with smoke. She immediately grabbed her children and escaped from the home.

The fire – which shot thick black plumes of smoke into the air – was brought under control about half hour later, but several neighbors will be unable to move back into their homes due to the damage, police say.

The Fire Marshal’s Office and CIU are investigating the cause of the fire. [TLS-46/TLS-28/TLS-CCP]

(See additional submitted video footage here).



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There are 14 Comments to "VIDEO: Fire Fully Engulfs Home in Coventry Square; Families Left Homeless"

  • cool masmid says:

    On the scene but police are not letting anyone near the scene – sources tell me at least 3 houses are burning, possibly 4.

  • coventry guy says:

    what’s the status? where is it?

  • coventry guy says:

    what street? should we flee coventry???

  • coventry guy again says:

    what street? should we flee coventry???

  • coventry says:

    i think on governers

  • cool masmid says:

    Just to clarify – only one house is totally burnt and another suffered a lot of damage. I apologize for the inaccuracy

  • room for 1 mishpacha says:

    Are there mishpochos vus darf pletzer far shabbos

  • room for 1 mishpacha says:

    If mishpochos need a place for tonight and or shabbos contact me thru the scoop

  • sad says:

    ANY family, mishpochos or not deserve a place to stay. Please contact the American Red Cross for assistance with placement.

  • Grammy says:

    “Fully engulfs” = superfluous

  • hello says:

    a mishpocha is a family,so that is what they are saying. If familes need a place to stay contact that person.
    sad what are you saying???????

  • anon says:

    How many homes were lost, 6? Did they at least save the Foundation?

  • Embers says:

    don’t assume someone else has already called the fire department, since most everyone has a cell you can call 9-1-1 and report the fire also. Even if you have a fire alarm that notifies a central station monitoring company, you should call 9-1-1 and advise them of the fire, what is on fire, if anyone is trapped, etc., or if it is a false alarm. This fire obviously was not reported during the incipient stage. Remember to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when the clocks get turned back of ahead. Don’t forget the one in your attic or basement. Carbon monoxide alarms go bad after 5 years (the date is on the back). Smoke alarms should be replaced after 10 years.

  • lkwd goy says:

    anon , no homes were lost one was destroyed due to fire 2 ajoining homes were saved do thethe amaving work of the lakewood fire dept

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