Vehicle With Propane Tanks Leads To Explosion

September 27, 2020

HELMETTA, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–A vehicle fire with explosion was reported just after 3:00 am this morning in the first block of High Street. Helmetta Fire Department responded and brought the blaze quickly under control within 15 minutes of dispatch. The explosion was from propane tanks that were on a trailer. See additional details from Helmetta OEM below:

From Helmetta Office Of Emergency Management:

At 3:02 this morning the Helmetta Volunteer Fire Dept. was dispatched to a report of an explosion on High Street. The explosion and related fire were quickly brought under control by the responding fire fighters. Thank you to Helmetta Vol Fire Dept., Helmetta’s Fire Marshal’s Office, Helmetta DPW, Spotswood PD, Spotswood EMS, Spotswood OEM, Middlesex County Hazmat, and Sayreville Building dept. for all the help. There were no injuries reported to any responders or residents, however a few homes sustained damage from the explosion.