Trenton Firefighters battle 2-alarm blaze, 3rd fire in under 12 hours

March 21, 2021

By: Tyler Eckel

TRENTON (MERCER)– Trenton Fire Department battled a two alarm fire after receiving a 911 call for smoke in the area, early Sunday morning.

The fire broke out in the 1000 block of Franklin Street around 12:50 am. Firefighters arrived on the scene with heavy fire conditions throughout the vacant 2.5 story semi-family dwelling. The “all hands” was called, but was then quickly upgraded to the second alarm for extra assistance in knocking down the blaze.

A master stream and multiple hose lines were put into operation. The bulk of the fire was knocked down around 1:30 am. It is unknown if anyone was injured in the incident.

This fire remains under investigation.

Trenton firefighters also battled a fire in the 400 block of Cuyler Avenue around 5:40 pm on Saturday. Prior to the Cuyler Avenue job, firefighters responded to a porch fire with extension to the inside of a home in the 800 block of Quinton Avenue, around 4:00 pm.