Construction Trailer Fire In Hamilton

April 20. 2020

Photos and story by: Dennis Symons, Jr.

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–A construction trailer carrying an excavator on Sawmill Road near East Acres Drive caught fire this morning around 9:30 a.m. The contractor removed the excavator from the trailer while the trailer burned. The Hamilton Township Fire Department responded and quickly extinguished the fire.

The Hamilton Township Police Department shut the road down until the fire operation was completed. The fire appeared to start in the area of the right axle of the vehicle according to fire department sources.