A large fire destroyed a multi-story home on Hollywood Avenue on Friday night.
The 2-alarm fire was reported shortly after 9 p.m. and as of 10 p.m., heavy smoke and fire could still be seen coming from the home at 11 Hollywood Ave.
Police closed off Hollywood Avenue from Brookwillow Avenue to Norwood Avenue as firefighters attempted to extinguish the blaze.
Mutual aid fire companies from Long Branch and Ocean Township assisted the West Long Branch Fire Department at the scene.
This is a breaking news story and it will be updated as soon as more information is available.