High winds knocked down six utility poles on New Street in Sea Bright, forcing the closure of Ocean Avenue. (Photo by Dustin Racioppi; click to enlarge)
By DUSTIN RACIOPPI
A young woman suffered minor injuries in Sea Bright today as high winds knocked down six utility poles on New Street.
The unidentified child suffered an electrical shock inside a residence, said Read Murphy, a councilman and volunteer responder.
A reverse 911 alert also reported that a large amount of fuel oil is running into the borough’s sewer system and the adjacent Shrewsbury River. A Monmouth County hazmat team has been called to the scene. redbankgreen could not immediately confirm that information.
“We’ve got a total mess down here,” said Murphy, whose son, Chad, is the fire chief.