On Friday afternoon, a vicious fire in the heart of Ocean Grove destroyed several businesses and apartments, leaving at least 7 residents homeless and in need of help.

Ocean Grove Fire 2-6-2015, Photo credit Liz Ricciardi

Luckily several people have stepped up, setting up GoFundMe pages, and accepting donations of clothing and other necessities.

For the 'Ocean Grove Fire Victims' GoFundMe page, click HERE.

For the 'Phil's Fire Recovery Fund' page, click HERE.

You can also drop off monetary and other donations at The Starving Artist at 47 Olin St. in Ocean Grove.

Hopefully everyone who was affected will get the help they need, and will get back on their feet soon.

If you know of additional fundraising efforts for the victims of this fire, feel free to share them in the comment section below!