Hamilton Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Blaze In Large Commercial Building

August 18, 2020

From on scene and radio reports:

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Around 6:30 pm Hamilton Township firefighters had a person walk into the station and report a fire at 2075 East State Street Extension originally reported as a dumpster fire. Upon arrival firefighters found that the fire was inside the building. The large building measures 240 feet by 306 feet by its odd shaped longest side with a total square feet not including offices of approximately 50,000 square feet.

Firefighters gained access though a security gate to the side parking area of the large commercial building. Hamilton firefighters advanced a 2 1/2 inch hand line inside the building to quickly extinguish the fire. It appears that the quick actions of the Hamilton Township firefighters have prevented a major blaze. Firefighters were on scene for approximately two hours for the investigation and overhaul.

No further information was available at the time of this report. The fire is under investigation by the Hamilton Township Fire Fire Marshal.