Hamilton firefighters quickly put out active attic fire

May 26, 2021

By: Tyler Eckel

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP (MERCER)– Firefighters of the Hamilton Township Fire Department quickly knocked down a fire inside of a home Wednesday evening.

The fire occurred around 6:15 in the unit block of Falmouth Road. The caller reported there was fire in the attic. Crews arrived on the scene with smoke showing, and called the “all hands” upon finding active fire.

Flames became visible from the room as multiple hose lines were stretched into service to quickly gain control of the fire. It was placed under control around 6:30 pm.

It appears that there was ongoing construction at the residence at the time of the fire. The cause is unknown.