Hamilton Township Firefighters Extinguish Stove Fire

March 21, 2021

Photos and story by: Colin McCormick

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (MERCER)—Around 10:30 this morning, the Hamilton Township Fire Department responded to the Alvin E Greshen Apartments located at 1655 Klockner Road for a smoke condition in an apartment.

Squad 12, Engine 18, Engine 14, Truck 17, Battalion 10 responded to the scene. After an investigation, crews found a fire on the stove in a 2nd floor apartment. Upon entry, it was found that the fire was contained to a pot on the stove.

Hamilton’s fire crews quickly extinguished the fire, preventing the fire from extending, but a heavy smoke condition remained. Fire crews used natural ventilation to remove smoke from the apartment.

The fire department remained on scene for around a half hour.