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Fire Takes Barn for Historic Home Riva Avenue

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Some smoke still issues for the barn at 312 Riva Ave. Credits: TAP into East Brunswick
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Securing the location Credits: TAP into East Brunswick
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Historic wooden construction of a barn in what used to be the farmlands of East Brunswick. Credits: TAP into East Brunswick
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Brookview firefighters at the scene earlier today. Credits: TAP into East Brunswick
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Milltown Fire Department Credits: TAP into East Brunswick
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At fire emergency on Riva Avenue today. Credits: TAP into East Brunswick
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Historic home suffers loss of outbuilding. Credits: TAP into East Brunswick
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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Growing up on Park Avenue in East Brunswick, Jack Jaskowski always admired the historic home on 312 Riva Avenue which was the original residence of the Dallenbach family.  Three years ago, he purchased the house which was originally built in the 1880's along with its wooden barn.  Today, the barn became part of history after it went up in flames.

Members of the Brookview Fire Department and the Milltown Fire Department attended to the emergency which was reported by the owner. Jaskowski had recently completed cleaning up his property using a lawn mower to collect leaves when a family member reported smoke coming from the barn.  After realizing that the fire could not be contained, Jaskowski called 911.  

 

 

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