August 9, 2020
BREAKING NEWS REPORT: From radio, on scene and witness reports. If official information is made available the story will be updated and corrected.
EAST WINDSOR, NJ (MERCER)–Sometime around 4:00 a fire broke out in the Americana Kitchen & Bar at 359 Route 130 sending fire departments from around the area to the scene. A witness standing on the side of Route 130 by CVS told MidJersey.News he was on his way home from work and something did not look right with smoke coming from the diner, he stated he called 9-1-1.
Radio reports that and firefighters were seen hosing down HVAC units on the roof that appeared to have been involved in fire.
The fire appears to be a 2nd Alarm with units responding from at least 10 departments: East Windsor Fire Company, Hightstown Fire Company, West Windsor Fire Company, Princeton Junction Fire Company, Robbinsville Township Fire Department, Hamilton Township Fire Department, Princeton Fire Department, Plainsboro Fire Department, Monroe Fire Department and Jamesburg Fire Company.
All units except for East Windsor were clear by 5:55 am and East Windsor Fire Company remained on scene with fire investigators while the investigation is being conducted. East Windsor Fire Company cleared at 6:26 am.
There is no official word on the cause of the fire.
Americana Kitchen & Bar’s Facebook reporting small fire in a roof top HVAC unit. Hopefully they can fix this and reopen soon.