Fire causes damage to Jersey Shore landmark restaurant
The temporary future of a Jersey Shore staple is unknown this morning following a fire at Federici's in Freehold Wednesday afternoon around 3:47 pm.
The restaurant which runs parallel to the Court Jester eatery sustained smoke and water damage to the front of the building.
The Freehold Fire Department and Freehold Police Department were dispatched to Federici's Family Restaurant and the Court Jester Restaurant after employees and patrons of both businesses reported seeing smoke inside, according to Freehold Fire Department (Station 15).
No injuries were reported.
The Court Jester sustained some minor smoke damage.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Federici's family restaurant is 93-years young after opening up its doors back in 1921 when Frank and Ester Federici purchased this location, according to their website.
FFD Station 15 was joined by the East Freehold Fire Company, the Freehold Township Independent Fire Company, the Adelphia Fire Company, and the Freehold First Aid Squad in helping douse the flames.
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