Day: March 20, 2021

Trenton Firefighters respond to Cuyler Ave house fire

March 20, 2021

By: Tyler Eckel

TRENTON (MERCER)– Trenton Fire Department responded to a house fire that damaged two homes, Saturday afternoon.

It happened around 5:40 pm in the 400 block of Cuyler Ave. The caller reported fire was shooting out of the windows of the duplex. Firefighters arrived on the scene, and the “all hands” was called, sending additional manpower, resources, and apparatus to the scene.

At least three hose lines were stretched into operation to extinguish the fire. It was placed under control just before 6:30 pm.

This is Trenton’s second fire of the day. Firefighters battled a porch fire with extension into a home in the 800 block of Quinton Avenue just after 4:00 pm.

This incident remains under investigation.

UPDATE: Three vehicle crash leaves several injured on I-195

March 20, 2021

By: Tyler Eckel

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP (MERCER)– Several people were injured after a crash involving three cars on I-195, Friday night.

The crash occurred at approximately 9:15 pm. The three vehicle wreck, originally reported to be at least five vehicles, was reportedly caused by a couch that was laying in the middle of the Interstate near Milepost 5.4 on the Westbound side.

Hamilton Fire Department, along with Robbinsville Fire Department, responded to the scene for initial reports of people trapped inside of a vehicle. When crews arrived on scene, it was determined that no one was trapped in any of the vehicles.

Multiple people were injured in the incident, four of the patients injured were transported to local hospitals. All injuries were non-life threatening and all patients are expected to recover.

The left lane of the highway was closed for the investigation and removal of vehicles. All vehicles have since been removed and the left lane has been reopened.