Day: May 10, 2020

Church Building Damaged By Fire This Morning

May 10, 2020

Update: May 11, 2020 Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office confirms that they along with the Hamilton Township Police Department are investigating the fire. No other information is available yet.

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–A fire was reported at 1733 South Broad Street at The Virgin, St. Shenouda, and St. Thomas Church Services Building aka “Holy Angels Church”. Talking to a witness on scene she said was going into work this morning at WIMG-AM Radio and called 9-1-1 to report the fire, she stated that smoke was blowing across the street. The call was reported around 8:30 a.m.

The Hamilton Township Fire Department responded and found heavy smoke and fire coming from the rear of the building. Firefighters set up ladders and stretched four hose lines to bring the fire under control. Firefighters from surrounding communities were called to cover Hamilton Township while firefighters worked on the fire. Firefighters brought the blaze under control around 9:10 a.m.

Firefighters along with fire investigators were still on scene at the time of this report.

No other information is available at time of report and will be updated when more information becomes available.

The Hamilton Township Professional Firefighters reported another fire around 2:30 am on Westcott Ave.