UPDATE: NJ State Fire Marshal Investigating 2 Alarm Fire In Trenton

June 25, 2020

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The New Jersey State Fire Marshal’s Office was out at the scene of the early morning 2 alarm fire on Greenwood Avenue. The fire appears to have been in an abandoned property.

This morning’s story here: 2nd Alarm In Trenton

From radio reports if official information is made available the story will be updated.

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–Around 12:10 am Trenton Fire Department responded to the 800 Block of Greenwood Avenue near Chambers for a report of a fire. When firefighters arrived there was no fire at that location but they smelled smoke and started spreading out looking for the fire. The fire was located a few blocks over at 611 Greenwood Avenue near Chestnut Avenue. The first arriving fire units reported heavy fire in a large mansion sized home and led off with a “deck gun” a master stream device.

About five minutes later a 2nd Alarm was called sending more fire apparatus and manpower to the scene. Fire command reported heavy fire though the roof and the possibility that the building would collapse from fire. About 10 minutes into the fire command was reporting they had water on the fire and fire was starting to darken down.

By 12:30 am command reported that there were 3 master streams in operation as well as 3 hand lines in operation. The fire was placed under control around 1:15 am.

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