By STACIE FANELLI
“Why are the kids out playing at this hour?” his wife, Nicole, asked him. It was 3:15 a.m.
Concerned, Howard peeked outside and saw flames erupting from the adjoining portion of the Red Bank duplex in which they lived, at 46-48 Hudson Avenue.
After getting his wife and two dogs outside to safety, Howard re-entered the house to get his keys so he could move their cars to give firefighters access, he told redbankgreen.
By the time he’d done so, the entire back of the house was engulfed in flames.