bank-st-fire-112610Firefighters in the rear of the Bank Street resident shortly after the blaze was brought under control. (Click to enlarge)

A fast-moving fire tore through a Red Bank house early Friday afternoon.

No injuries were reported in connection with the fire, at a two-story wood-framed house on Bank Street, just a few doors west of Shrewsbury Avenue.

The two-alarm blaze, reported at about 12:45, brought out a large contingent of volunteer firefighters.

It also blanketed the center part of town with a haze of gray smoke and led to a shutdown of a portion of Shrewsbury Avenue. which is also state Highway 35.

The fire appeared to be out by 1:20p. No immediate information about a possible cause was available.

redbankgreen will have more details shortly.