“We have located the origin of the fire and have concluded that the fire was intentionally set,” Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer said in a statement Friday.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine In New York: Nearly 25% Of New York Residents Now Fully Vaccinated, Cuomo Says
Strong winds fanned the flames that took firefighters 24 hours to contain after it started on March 14.READ MORE: NYPD Trying To Identify Individual Accused Of Puncturing Police Vehicle's Tire In Washington Square Park
Twenty-nine homes were damaged. One firefighter is recovering after going into cardiac arrest during the response.MORE NEWS: New York Federal Judge Sandra Feuerstein Killed In Florida Crash, Police Say Suspect Nastasia Snape Claimed To Be Harry Potter
So far, there are no arrests.