LAKEWOOD — Numerous authorities were called to respond to reports of a fire early Friday morning at the address of a recreational vehicle retailer in the township.

Lakewood Police said in an emailed statement that firefighters observed heavy, black smoke coming from the back of a building when they arrived at Camping World on Route 9, which is known as River Avenue in that area, just before 6 a.m.

The fire was brought under control within an hour, according to police, but did necessitate the temporary closure of that nearby stretch of Route 9 and adjacent roads.

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By at least 8:30 a.m., however, police said that all affected roads had been reopened.

Police did not report any injuries at the scene.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation later Friday.

Patrick Lavery is New Jersey 101.5's afternoon news anchor. Follow him on Twitter @plavery1015 or email

The Ultimate Guide to New Jersey Brewpubs

From the website that gave you the "Friendliest bars" and places to watch the game, comes the ultimate guide to New Jersey brewpubs.

So what's a "brew pub"?

According to Thompson Island's Article on the differences between a craft brewery, microbrewery, brewpub & gastropub, it says:
"A brewpub is a hybrid between a restaurant and a brewery. It sells at least 25% of its beer on-site in combination with significant food services. At a brewpub, the beer is primarily brewed for sale inside the restaurant or bar. Where it's legally allowed, brewpubs may sell beer to go or distribute it to some offsite destinations."

New Jersey has tons of Brewpubs, some of which have been around for years and some that have just opened in the past year.

Here is a full list of the 21 brewpubs in New Jersey according to New Jersey Craft Beer:

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