A faulty electrical connection caused a fire at a Wells Fargo Bank in Holmdel Thursday afternoon.

Police say the bank employees were able to douse the blaze around 2:04 pm following a 9-1-1 call.

The building was evacuated and several employees were brought to Bayshore Medical Center for evaluation.

The Holmdel Fire Department, Holmdel First Aid, Hazlet Fire Department and Hazlet First Aid were all on scene in response.

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