The volunteer fire companies of Bayview and Oceanville from the Galloway Township Fire Department in Atlantic County responded to South Wood Lane on August 20, 2023, at 0502 for a structure fire. Fire Chief John Mooney arrived to find the roof engulfed in smoke and requested a second alarm, bringing Pomona and Bayview to the scene and Absecon for RIT. Crews worked hard to get the fire under control but a third alarm was needed, bringing Atlantic City Airport 24-2, Egg Harbor City, and Bargaintown to the scene with Germania and Port Republic covering. The cause of the fire was investigated by the Galloway Township Fire Investigators and also responding was Galloway Police, EMS, Atlantic City Electric and South Jersey Gas Company.

– Fire News photos by Dennis C. Sharpe