Historic building destroyed in Toms River fire

Firefighters are spraying down hotspots after a fire in Toms River destroyed a historic building. The building located on East Water Street houses several business

The building, which houses several business offices, dates back to the early 1900s.

The building, which houses several business offices, dates back to the early 1900s. (8/4/16)

TOMS RIVER - Firefighters are spraying down hotspots after a fire in Toms River destroyed a historic building.

The building located on East Water Street houses several business offices and dates back to the early 1900s.  

Fire officials say the construction was a challenge for firefighters.

Ammunition that was stored in the building also started going off as firefighters first responded, and firefighters were removed from the area as a result.

No one was hurt in the fire, and officials are now investigating how it started.

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