October 12, 2020
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–Around 1:00 am all Lawrence Township Fire Companies were sent to the 100 Block of Carter Road. Upon arrival the fire was though the roof and a 2nd alarm was called for sending additional apparatus and water tankers to the scene. The fire was placed under control in about 40 minutes.
Mutual aid fire departments were called include Ewing Township, Plainsboro, Hopewell, Pennington, Princeton, and others.
Sources tell MidJersey.News that the home was unoccupied and for sale. The 2nd floor was well involved on arrival.
Lawrence Township Police with assistance of the Mercer County Prosecutors Office are investigating the fire according to Lt. Joseph Lech, IV. of the Lawrence Township Police Department. The Lawrence Township Fire Marshals Office and State Fire Marshal’s Office has also responded.