A large blaze broke out Friday afternoon in Sea Isle City fully engulfing three beachfront homes and threatening to take over a fourth, said Katherine Custer, spokeswoman for Sea Isle City.

Preliminary reports indicate there are no injuries, Custer said.

The fire broke out on the 7800 block of Pleasure Avenue. Custer said there was no indication of whether anyone was home when the fire started.

Ocean City, Avalon and Sea Isle City fire departments fought responded to the fire, which was brought under control by about 5 p.m. - Jacqueline L. Urgo