March 9, 2021
By: Tyler Eckel
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP (MERCER)– Hamilton Fire Departments responded to the 2800 block of Quakerbridge Road at 8:31 pm tonight on a reported house fire. The caller advised there was active fire in the basement.
Firefighters arrived on the scene and were met with a good amount of smoke inside the home. Hose lines were stretched and the fire was quickly extinguished.
As fire units started to be released from the Quakerbridge Road fire, another fire was reported in the first block of Concord Avenue at 8:59 pm. The caller reported their deck was on fire.
Firefighters arrived at the Concord Avenue fire and found heavy fire from the rear deck, extending to the inside of the home. Hose lines were stretched and the fire was quickly placed under control. The cause remains under investigation.
No injuries were reported in either fire.