November 10, 2020
ROBBINSVILLE TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)–At 2:50 pm 9-1-1 calls were received at the Robbinsville Township Police Department for a building fire in the 1st block of South Main Street in the Windsor section of Robbinsville. Robbinsville Township Police, Robbinsville Township Fire Department and the Hamilton Township Fire Department responded to the scene.
When Robbinsville and Hamilton firefighters arrived they found a unattached garage on fire with flames and smoke visible. Firefighters used an 1 3/4 hand line to extinguish the fire. The fire was quickly knocked down and brought under control within 10 minutes.
The Robbinsville Township Fire Marshal investigated the cause of the fire and determined the main contributing factor was discarded oil soaked rags.
Hightstown and East Windsor Fire Companies were also dispatched to the scene but were recalled prior to arrival. The Robbinsville Township Police Department provided traffic control by closing South Main Street until hose and equipment was returned to the fire apparatus.